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New gene test makes earlier pancreatic cancer detection possible

Leah Lawrence | 
Researchers have discovered a protein encoded by the glypican-1 (GPC1) gene present on cancer exomes that may be used as part ...

Personalized medicine gives rise to new ethical questions

Paul Helft | 
We stand at a great crossroads. We have begun to treat cancers arising from disparate organs in like ways as ...

Gene variations may predict response to breast cancer prevention therapies

Anna Azvolinsky | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota have identified variants in two genes that ...
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