Posts Tagged ‘cancer genetics’

Scientists Decode Set of Cancer Genes

For the first time, researchers have decoded all the genes of a person with cancer and found a set of mutations that might have caused the disease or aided its progression. Using cells donated by a woman in her 50s who died of leukemia, the scientists sequenced all the DNA from her cancer cells and compared...
November 6th, 2008 | Cancer Research, News | Read More

Better Treatments For Inherited Form Of Colon Cancer?

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute believe they may be one step closer to understanding how certain forms of colon cancer develop. In a study using siblings diagnosed with colon cancer, scientists discovered similarities on a region of a particular chromosome, referred to as 7q31. Researchers...
November 4th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More