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DNA alterations could be precursors of lung cancer

The polymerase chain reaction has helped a team of US researchers to see the very earliest genetic changes that could mark the onset of the most common form of lung cancer. The results are published online in Nature Communications. Understanding the precursors to lung cancer could improve the diagnosis and treatment of this form of […]

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Biomarker could predict gastric cancer survival

Chinese researchers have found an RNA biomarker that could predict survival for patients with gastric cancer, according to a paper published in the American Journal of Pathology. Gastric cancer is one of the most common cancers in developing countries. It is often diagnosed at a late stage, and has a high death rate. The aim […]

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