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Tumor Tests Help Predict Best Cancer Treatments

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May 13, 2013
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Personalized medicine to guide prostate and other cancer treatment decisions is advancing as new tests for the genetic signature of tumors come on the market, Canadian oncologists say.


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Gene Tests for Prostate Cancer

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AP (May 8, 2013) — Treat or monitor? It's a difficult decision prostate cancer patients and doctors must make based on how aggressive they think a tumor might be. But new genetic tests could lessen the guessing game and spare some men the side effects of treatment.
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South Korea Develops World's First Cancer Treating Nanorobot

South Korea Develops World's First Cancer Treating Nanorobot

Reuters (Jan. 5, 2014) — South Korean scientists say they have developed the world's first nanorobot that can selectively target and help treat cancer. The robot is guided through the body by genetically engineered bacteria to a tumor where it releases its cargo of cancer fighting drugs. Sharon Reich reports.
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Researchers Say Cancer Will Kill Few Under 80 By 2050

Researchers Say Cancer Will Kill Few Under 80 By 2050

Newsy (Jan. 14, 2015) — UK researchers predict hardly anyone under the age of 80 will die from cancer by the year 2050. Video provided by Newsy
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Fetal DNA Tests May Improve Prenatal Screenings

Fetal DNA Tests May Improve Prenatal Screenings

AP (Feb. 26, 2014) — New research found testing bits of fetal DNA in a pregnant woman's blood is more accurate than current methods of screening for Down Syndrome and other common disorders. The DNA tests may reduce false positives and unneeded invasive tests. (Feb. 26) Video provided by AP
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