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prostate cancer, CRISPR

Genomic Landscape of Metastatic Prostate Cancer Unveiled

A comprehensive genetic analysis of metastatic prostate cancer has, for the first time, revealed a number of major ways in which abnormal alterations of...
breast cancer

Survival for Young Women Treated for Breast Cancer Is the Same...

After treatment, young women diagnosed with breast cancer who carry a BRCA mutation have the same chances of survival as women without the mutation,...
hand transplant, ovarian cancer, genes, zika vaccine, Pregnancy

Mutation in Fallopian Tube Lesions May Help Catch Ovarian Cancer Years...

Screening for tumor cells in the fallopian tubes of women at high-risk for ovarian cancer may help detect the cancer years before it develops...
Breast Cancer

Mystery of Breast Cancer Risk Gene Solved, 20 Years after Its...

More than 20 years after scientists revealed that mutations in the BRCA1 gene predispose women to breast cancer, Yale scientists have pinpointed the molecular...
cancer patients

Retention of One Normal Version of BRCA Gene in Breast and...

Determining which cancer patients are likely to be resistant to initial treatment is a major research effort of oncologists and laboratory scientists. Now, ascertaining...
ovarian cancer

Protein Discovery Brings Hope of Early Detection for Ovarian Cancer

A research team from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health, comprising cancer scientists, oncologists, gynaecologists and geneticists, spent three years investigating...
cancer

How DNA Damage Turns Immune Cells Against Cancer

Cancer is essentially a disease of the cell replication cycle. The goal of treating the disease is to permanently kill off the cells that...
BRCA mutations

Risk-Reducing Mastectomy Questioned for BRCA Mutation Carriers with Prior Ovarian Cancer

Mutations in the BRCA gene correspond to a higher lifetime risk of developing breast and ovarian cancers, and many women who carry these mutations...
chemotherapy

Subtype of Triple Negative Breast Cancer Responds Better to Chemotherapy

Researchers at Yale Cancer Center have identified a new subtype of triple negative breast cancer that shows significantly improved response to chemotherapy. Patients with...
animal agriculture, Caucasians, diabetes

Gene Mutation Linked to Early Onset of Parkinson’s Disease in Caucasians

A defect in a gene that produces dopamine in the brain appears to accelerate the onset of Parkinson’s disease, according to new research from...
breast cancer

Beating Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with an estimated one in eight women at risk of being diagnosed in their...