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New Liquid Biopsy Detects Cancer at Earlier Stages Than Currently Possible
Jim Daley | Jun 1, 2018
The test can pick up several types of cancer, including pancreatic and ovarian, years before symptoms appear.
Hundreds of Inherited Gene Variants Contribute to Cancer
Abby Olena | Apr 5, 2018
In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers find more than 850 rare, heritable genetic alterations that can predispose humans to cancer.
Liquid Biopsy Test May Help Screen Eight Types of Cancer
Jim Daley | Jan 22, 2018
The new diagnostic works by identifying cancer-associated proteins and DNA in patient blood.
Enhancers Drive Pancreatic Cancer Metastasis: Study
Diana Kwon | Jul 27, 2017
Mouse organoids reveal that a protein active during embryonic development joins forces with gene enhancers to revert cancer cells to an earlier developmental state.
Study: Blood Test Detects Pancreatic Cancer
Aggie Mika | Jul 14, 2017
A newly identified marker for a common pancreatic cancer may help doctors detect the disease in its earlier stages.
Mouth Microbes and Pancreatic Cancer
Catherine Offord | Apr 20, 2016
The mix of bacteria living in the oral cavity is related to a person’s risk of developing pancreatic cancer, according to a study.
Time Bungles Precision Medicine
Kerry Grens | Apr 20, 2015
Personalized pancreatic cancer therapies based on tumor genomics may take too long to prepare to be helpful, according to a small clinical trial.
Tumors Fall to Radioactive Bacteria
Sabrina Richards | Apr 22, 2013
Researchers use bacteria to deliver radiation to shrink pancreatic tumors in mice.
Dan Cossins | Dec 7, 2012
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
A Malignant Alliance
Megan Scudellari | Apr 1, 2012
Two proteins interact to save adhesion molecules from degradation, potentially contributing to a more aggressive cancer.