Cancerous tumors cast off tiny telltale genetic molecules known as microRNAs and a team of University of Michigan researchers has come up with an efficient way to detect them in blood.
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President Barack Obama announced his selection of Max S. Wicha, M.D., as one of five new appointees to the National Cancer Advisory Board.06/10/2015 - 10:30am
A new study suggests that fusion of one normal cell with another — as observed in inflammation, infection, and injury from carcinogens — triggers a “genomic catastrophe” that converts normal cells to cancer cells and enables tumors to form.06/04/2015 - 3:15pm
Cancer Center researchers presented on care coordination and quality of care in colorectal cancer, imaging to predict sarcoma treatment, using serial biopsies to find aggressive prostate cancer, and side effects of oral chemotherapy at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting.06/02/2015 - 10:15am
A survey of women with breast cancer found that nearly half considered having a double mastectomy. But of those who considered it, only 37 percent knew that the more aggressive procedure does not improve survival for women with breast cancer.