Monday, 19 March 2012

Dna Mismatch Repair-Gene Mutation-Breast Cancer-Testis Cancer-Epidemiology

Colorectal and Other Cancer Risks for Carriers and Noncarriers From Families With a DNA Mismatch Repair Gene Mutation: A Prospective Cohort Study [Epidemiology]

ConclusionWe confirmed that carriers of an MMR gene mutation were at increased risk of a wide variety of cancers, including some cancers not previously recognized as being a result of MMR mutations, and found no evidence of an increased risk of cancer for their noncarrier relatives. (Source: Journal of Clinical Oncology) read more..

HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: The Next Testis Cancer?HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: The Next Testis Cancer?

With cure rates for HER2-positive breast cancer climbing, Dr. Kathy Miller says research may soon follow the direction taken in testis cancer: finding similar cure rates with less therapy and less toxicity. Medscape Hematology-Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines) read more..

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