News tagged with cancer recurrence

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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Detecting breast cancer recurrence

Connie Krabbe understands the fear and foreboding breast cancer survivors feel when visiting their physicians for post-treatment check-ups. Two of her four sisters died of metastatic cancer related to breast cancer, enduring ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Cancer
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Experimental vaccine sets sights on lung cancer

An experimental immunotherapy may someday become the newest weapon against lung cancer. Physician-scientists from Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University Medical Center are enrolling patients with non-small ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Cancer
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