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Personalized Medicine – News and Features

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New Treatment Approach for Hard-To-Treat Cancers Shows Promise

Today, Logan Jenner is a healthy, happy 8-year-old who jumps tirelessly on his trampoline, dreams of visiting Hawaii and plans to tackle every sport imaginable. Once, he was Patient 13: a case of relapsed acute myeloid leukemia.
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Unveiling Novel Therapeutic Targets for Neuroendocrine Cancers: A Precision Medicine Breakthrough

With limited therapeutic options available, scientists have been addressing a compelling need to explore personalized approaches for high-grade gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (GEP-NENs) that could revolutionize patient care.
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First Tandem Repeat Expansions Genetic Reference Map Built

The first genetic reference maps for short lengths of DNA repeated multiple times which are known to cause more than 50 lethal human diseases have been created.
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AI Detects Tumor Cells To Predict Bone Cancer Prognoses

Researchers have developed and validated a machine-learning model that can accurately evaluate the density of surviving tumor cells after treatment.
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Researchers Gain New Insights Into Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Two separate studies have delved into the understanding of resistance to chemotherapy in TNBC and found new ways to segment patients and improve treatment from it.
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How Automation Can Support Increasing Demand for Next-Generation Sequencing

Exploding interest in NGS increases the pressure on researchers to find new ways to improve the efficiency of the process. Explore why NGS library preparation is a prime candidate for improvement and how automation is the key to making this process more efficient.
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Mechanism That May Improve Platinum-Based Cancer Drugs Discovered

Cisplatin is effective at killing cancer and has been used for decades, but can cause toxic side effects. Researchers have now identified a protein that, when targeted, enables cisplatin-resistant cancer cells to become responsive to treatment, allowing for the use of lower doses.
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Study Offers Fresh Perspective on Smoking-Related Variant "Mr. Big"

According to research, people with a certain version of the most well-known smoking-related variant to date, “Mr. Big”, are less sensitive to nicotine and have been shown to smoke more.
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New Device Rapidly Isolates Blood Plasma for Diagnostics and Precision Medicine

Scientists have developed a coin-sized chip that can directly isolate blood plasma from a tube of blood in just 30 minutes, which is more convenient and user-friendly as compared to the current gold standard, multi-step centrifugation process.
Cancer cells.
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Evolution of Urinary Tract Cancer Cells Mapped

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have performed the most comprehensive analysis to date of cancer of the ureters or the urine-collection cavities in the kidney, known as upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC).
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