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Forecasting cancer recurrence

Two people with the same kind of cancer who receive the exact same treatment may nevertheless have different chances of their tumors coming back years later. Now a team of scientists has developed a computer model that predicts ...

dateJul 28, 2009 in Cancer
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Test may help predict colon cancer recurrence risk

A new gene test may help predict which colon cancer patients are at higher or lower risk of having their cancer return after surgery, doctors report, but whether it is useful enough to justify its likely high price remains ...

dateMay 14, 2009 in Cancer
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New gene may provide breast cancer diagnostic marker

In a research article published in this week's PLoS Medicine, Ann Killary (from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) and colleagues describe a new gene called DEAR1 that is genetically altered by mutation ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Cancer
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