Posts in the “Genetic Testing Genetic Testing” category:

A Catalog of Cancer Genes That’s Done, Or Just a Start

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 6th, 2014 |

News Headline: A Catalog of Cancer Genes That’s Done, Or Just a Start Date: 2/6/14 Outlet Full Name: New York Times Author: Carl Zimmer http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/07/science/a-catalog-of-cancer-genes-thats-done-or-just-a-start.html?hpw&rref=science&_r=0 Cancer is a disease of genes gone wrong. When certain genes mutate, they make cells behave in odd ways. The cells divide swiftly, they hide from the immune system that […]

Success Reported in Targeted Therapy For Common Form of Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 4th, 2014 |

nike running spain News Headline: Success Reported in Targeted Therapy For Common Form of Lung Cancer Date: 2/4/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/272058.php The most common genetic subtype of lung cancer, which has long defied treatment with targeted therapies, has had its growth halted by a combination of two already-in-use […]

Study Reports Success in Targeted Therapy for Common Form of Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 31st, 2014 |

News Headline: Study Reports Success in Targeted Therapy for Common Form of Lung Cancer Date: 1/31/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-01-success-therapy-common-lung-cancer.html The most common genetic subtype of lung cancer, which has long defied treatment with targeted therapies, has had its growth halted by a combination of two already-in-use drugs in laboratory […]

Genomics Boosting Cancer War

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 4th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Genomics Boosting Cancer War Date:  12/4/13 Outlet Full Name:  San Diego Union Tribune Author:  Bradley J. Fikes http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/dec/04/cancer-kurzrock-genomics/ The decades-old war against cancer has found a new ally in the science of genomics, a top cancer researcher said Wednesday night. Plumbing the depths of the human genome allows medicine to find the precise […]

Research Study Aims to Understand Inherited Lung Cancer Gene

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 30th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Research Study Aims to Understand Inherited Lung Cancer Gene Date:  10/30/13 Outlet Full Name:  Digital Journal Author:  No Author http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1556776 SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new research study, funded by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), is aiming to understand how an inherited gene in some lung cancer patients […]

Discovering the Best Way to Tackle Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 21st, 2013 |

News Headline:  Discovering the Best Way to Tackle Cancer Date:  10/21/13 Outlet Full Name:  The Herald Author:  Stephen Ackland http://www.theherald.com.au/story/1854869/opinion-discovering-the-best-way-to-tackle-cancer/?cs=391 WE have tended to identify cancers as being of the breast, of the lung, of the bowel and so on, categorising them according to the tissue’s origin. However, a modern and developing paradigm is that […]

Trovagene Launches Pharmaceutical Alliance to Monitor Lung Cancer Patients’ EGFR Mutational Status

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 16th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Trovagene Launches Pharmaceutical Alliance to Monitor Lung Cancer Patients’ EGFR Mutational Status Date:  10/16/13 Outlet Full Name:  News Medical Author:  No Author http://www.news-medical.net/news/20131016/Trovagene-launches-pharmaceutical-alliance-to-monitor-lung-cancer-patients-EGFR-mutational-status.aspx Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, today announced that it will collaborate with a pharmaceutical company to evaluate Trovagene’s proprietary, urine-based, cell-free DNA technology for the detection of […]

Lung cancer diagnosis aided by novel plasma protein

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 17th, 2013 |

News Headline: Lung cancer diagnosis aided by novel plasma protein Date: 9/17/13 Outlet Full Name: The Oncology Report Author Name: Sara Freeman http://www.oncologypractice.com/oncologyreport/news/top-news/single-view/lung-cancer-diagnosis-aided-by-novel-plasma-protein/a735fe236c466a6c49dc40a7d06286ff.html A plasma protein involved in tumor oxidation and reduction reactions was useful for detecting and excluding lung cancer in more than three quarters of clinical samples evaluated in a large prospective study. […]

Personalizing lung cancer care through biomarker testing

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 29th, 2013 |

Date: 7/29/2013 Outlet Full Name: Journal Sentinel The concept of personalized medicine – matching a patient’s unique genetic profile with an appropriate and more individualized treatment plan – is transforming the care of patients with cancer. Over the last decade, the scientific community has gained a greater understanding of genetic mutations, or abnormalities, associated with […]

New research aims to ‘unlock lung cancer’s secrets’

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 29th, 2013 |

Date: 7/29/2013 Outlet Full Name: CSL Recruitment Cancer Research UK has announced details of a new study designed to ‘unlock the secrets’ of lung cancer. Reportedly a world first, the project will track the real-time impact of treatment on the development, adaptation and resistance of lung tumors. The initiative will span nine years and cover […]