Posts in the “Biomarkers Biomarkers” category:

Lifestyle and genetics strongly impact biomarkers for inflammation and cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 16th, 2014 |

Genetics and lifestyle are determining factors for protein levels in the bloodstream, according to a new study. This discovery greatly influences the possibilities for using more biomarkers to identify disease. This finding came from a large-scale study of the significance of genetic, clinical, and lifestyle factors on protein levels in the bloodstream. It was conducted […]

Personalized Treatment Prolongs the Life of Lung Cancer Patients

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 10th, 2014 |

Date: 3/10/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-03-personalized-treatment-prolongs-life-lung.html The National Cancer Institute (INCan) has progressed from a rate of nine months of survival to 30 with personalized treatments for patients diagnosed with lung cancer in metastatic stage, i.e., when the disease has spread to different parts of the body. In Mexico, as […]

Imaging, Biomarkers, Clinical Findings Guide Approach to Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 21st, 2014 |

Date: 1/21/14 Outlet Full Name: Oncology Report Digital Network Author: Doug Brunk http://www.oncologypractice.com/oncologyreport/news/top-news/single-view/imaging-biomarkers-clinical-findings-guide-approach-to-indeterminate-pulmonary-nodules/c8e513d699edffa17cac6a79000f3504.html About 30% of nodules detected by CT screening fit the criteria for an indeterminate pulmonary nodule. Very few of those nodules represent cancer, and the question is, what do you recommend for those patients in terms of follow-up? “We’re encountering more and […]