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Gene is linked to lung cancer development in never-smokers

A five-center collaborative study that scanned the genomes of thousands of "never smokers" diagnosed with lung cancer as well as healthy never smokers has found a gene they say could be responsible for a significant number ...

Mar 22, 2010
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Sniffing out lung cancer at early stages

New animal research from scientists at the Monell Center and collaborators demonstrates that body fluid odors can be used to identify animals with lung cancer tumors. The findings set the stage for studies to identify potential ...

Jan 27, 2010
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Scientists use DNA sequencing to attack lung cancer

Aided by next-generation DNA sequencing technology, an international team of researchers has gained insights into how more than 60 carcinogens associated with cigarette smoke bind to and chemically modify human DNA, ultimately ...

Dec 16, 2009
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Tiny RNA has big impact on lung cancer tumors

Researchers from Yale University and Mirna Therapeutics, Inc., reversed the growth of lung tumors in mice using a naturally occurring tumor suppressor microRNA. The study reveals that a tiny bit of RNA may one day play a ...

Dec 07, 2009
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