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Rheumatoid arthritis can be triggered by infections, genetic study
Jane Worthington added, “Now that we have established a genetic basis for these two types of rheumatoid arthritis, we hope it will lead to patients receiving a swifter, accurate diagnosis and more appropriate, targeted treatment. These findings have ... [...]
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Increase in Genetic Risk of Breast Cancer Triggered by Alcohol Consumption
Preventing breast cancer is the ultimate goal of this work, though it also has implications for women undergoing hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, as alcohol can affect the actions of the hormones they take to manage their symptoms. [...]
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Genetic tests may not reveal a clear treatment path for breast cancer
At a time when genetic testing and genetically personalized treatments for cancer are proliferating, buoyed by new resources like President Barack Obama's $215 million personalized medicine initiative, women with breast cancer are facing a frustrating ... [...]
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'Some people have genetic mutations': cancer risk the focus of oncologist's talk
GETTING THE FACTS: Breast cancer patient Cindy Hoad with McGrath Foundation breast care nurse Sue Kuter, who says a talk by genetic oncologist Dr Hilda High will help people concerned about cancer risk better understand the role of genetics and how ... [...]
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Genetic tests may not reveal clear treatment path for breast cancer
NEW YORK — At a time when genetic testing and genetically personalised treatments for cancer are proliferating, buoyed by new resources like President Barack Obama's US$215 million (S$295 million) personalised medicine initiative, women with breast ... [...]
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Personalized Genetic Test Helps Predict Prostate Cancer Risk
"Our findings set the stage to tackle the ongoing clinical problem of under-treating men with aggressive disease that will recur in 30% to 50% of patients due to hidden, microscopic disease that is already outside the prostate gland during initial ... [...]
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Researchers Work to Decipher Genetic Data in Hunt for New Prostate Cancer …
Newswise — TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ⎯ Florida State University researchers are working on new approaches to deciphering genetic data that may lead to new, more targeted prostate cancer treatments. Prostate cancer, which affects one in seven men in the ... [...]
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More Women With Breast Cancer Undergoing Genetic Testing
Assessment of a young woman's genetic risk after a breast cancer diagnosis can affect treatment decisions and the results can also have health implications for her relatives. It could also be due to the so-called Angelina Jolie effect, with the massive ... [...]
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Human implant: broccoli can help beat breast cancer by passing genetic …
“Oral delivery of tumour-suppressive plant micro RNA may provide a new non-invasive strategy for cancer prevention and treatment in humans,” Wang said. But because the animals were not directly fed with broccoli, “it remains to be seen whether ... [...]
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