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Cancer Genetics – News and Features

A brain with white networks that look like smoke.
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Agent Orange Exposure Mirrors Alzheimer's Impact on Brain Tissue

Exposure to Agent Orange, a herbicide used in the Vietnam War, has been shown to mirror the effect of Alzheimer's disease on the brain.
Immunofluorescence image shows small cell lung cancer spreading throughout the bronchioles.
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One Type of Lung Cancer Can Turn Into Another, Study Finds

Lung tumors called adenocarcinomas sometimes respond to initially effective treatments by transforming into a much more aggressive small cell lung cancer (SCLC) that spreads rapidly and has few options for treatment.
Cancer cells.
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Discovery Could Lead to “Double Blow” Against Cancers

A multinational team of researchers led by Columbia University has discovered that tumors can repurpose a single cellular protein to hide themselves from the immune system in two distinct ways.
Breast cancer cells.
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Novel Drug Targets Aggressive Breast Cancer

A promising drug could lead to a new treatment for the most aggressive form of breast cancer, which affects thousands of women each year. A pre-clinical study found the new drug successfully inhibits the growth of triple negative breast cancer.
A doctor with a cancer patient.
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Combined Therapy Shows Potential Against Resistant Cancers

A combination of two cancer drugs could be effective against malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs), soft tissue tumors that are stubbornly resistant to chemotherapy and radiation.
A mug and sweetener.
Article

Artificial Sweeteners: The Good and the Bad

Are these fabricated flavorings really any better for us than sugar? Well, they have their good and bad qualities, according to the latest research.
Cancer cells.
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mRNA Therapeutic Effective Against Ovarian Cancer in Mice

Ovarian cancer is often very aggressive and responds poorly to the therapies currently available. A recent study offers hope that this could change in the medium term.
Cancer cells.
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Precision Medicine Platform Used To Improve Pancreatic Cancer Care

Through molecular twin precision oncology platform, Cedars-Sinai cancer investigators identify biomarkers that outperform standard test and could expand the promise of precision medicine.
Headshots of humans representing diversity in a population.
Article

For Variant Interpretation, a New Generation of Cancer Knowledgebases Can Help

In this article, the latest challenges in interpreting complex genomic cancer profiles and the improvements needed to overcome them are discussed.

Cervical cancer cells under a microscope.
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AI Decodes Treatment Responses to Chemotherapy

Cervical cancer frequently resists treatment. The researchers’ machine learning algorithm could help scientists better understand why this and other forms of cancer resist chemotherapy.
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