Very Personalized Medicine: Sequencing of Second Cancer Patient Reveals Potentially Significant Mutations

August 25, 2009
A new genetic screening process has helped researchers understand the genetic causes of cancer, such as how mutations accumulated in a person’s life can cause leukemia. The study shows that...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variants Associated With Risk Of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Identified

August 20, 2009
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common childhood cancer in developed nations, affecting between 30 and 45 out of every one million kids.   But not much is known...
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More than 100 Genetic Variations Associated with Leukemia Treatment Response

January 28, 2009
Treatment advances have dramatically increased the cure rate for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common diagnosed cancer in children, from less than 10% in the 1960’s to more than...
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SNPwatch: Researchers Find First SNPs Linked To Common Type of Leukemia

August 31, 2008
  Researchers have added chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the most common type of leukemia in western countries, to the long list of diseases that have been associated with common genetic...
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