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How cells combat chromosome imbalance

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How cells combat chromosome imbalance
Biologists have now identified a mechanism that the immune system uses to eliminate genetically imbalanced cells from the body.
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| Categories: | Tags: Genetics, karyotype, immune system, immunity, DNA, cancer, oncology | Comments: (0) | View Count: (765)
Age-specific overall risk of breast, ovarian cancer among women with BRCA1/2 genetic mutations
Researchers conducted an analysis that included nearly 10,000 women with the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutations to estimate the age-specific risk of breast or ovarian cancer for women with these mutations, according to a study.
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| Categories: | Tags: Breast cancer, oncology, cancer, tumors, mammary glands | Comments: (0) | View Count: (520)
Scientists a step closer to drug treatment for hepatitis B
A major new insight into how hepatitis B virus works could pave the way for new drug treatments for the infection which is the major cause of liver cancer worldwide, report scientists.
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A Lack of 'Editing' in The Brain Could Be What's Driving The Most Aggressive Tumours
Brain cancer is often a devastating diagnosis, and scientists have been hunting for mechanisms that could explain the sources of brain tumours, with hopes to also find something that could prevent them.
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| Categories: | Tags: Oncology, cancer, brain, brain cancer, genetics, genetic engineering, genome modification, synthetic biology, CRIPSR | Comments: (0) | View Count: (510)
New blood test could see personalised prostate cancer treatment
Revolutionary three-in-one blood test could change treatment for advanced stages of disease, say scientists.
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| Categories: | Tags: Cancer, Oncology, Prostate Cancer, Prostate, Genetics, Diagnosis, Genetic Analysis | Comments: (0) | View Count: (534)
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Gut bacteria might one day help slow down aging process

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Gut bacteria might one day help slow down aging process
Slowing down the aging process might be possible one day with supplements derived from gut bacteria.
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| Categories: | Tags: Microbiomas, Alzheimer's disease, tumors, cancer, oncology | Comments: (0) | View Count: (812)
Cancer cells send signals boosting survival and drug resistance in other cancer cells
Researchers report that cancer cells appear to communicate to other cancer cells, activating an internal mechanism that boosts resistance to common chemotherapies and promotes tumor survival.
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UAMS scientists show potential of world's smallest laser to kill single cancer cells
A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team led by Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., has demonstrated the ability to kill single cancer cells using the world's smallest laser.
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New therapy offers hope against incurable form of breast cancer
Though research is ‘in its infancy’, drug olaparib could slow cancer growth for with inherited BRCA-related breast cancer, which tends to affect younger women
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Promising New Cancer Drugs Won’t Go Far Unless Everyone Gets Genetic Testing
Loxo Oncology is developing a so-called “tumor agnostic” drug that requires expensive genetic testing often not covered by insurance.
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| Categories: | Tags: cancer, oncology, mutations, genetics | Comments: (0) | View Count: (469)
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