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Blood test detects wide range of cancers, available to at risk individuals in clinical study

Cell-free DNA is isolated from blood samples drawn from a patient without cancer (top) or with cancer (bottom), and subjected to a targeted methylation sequencing assay. Sequencing results identifying methylated (red) or unmethylated (blue) CpG regions are fed into a machine-learning classifier that can identify the presence or absence of …

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Study shows cancers with high levels of the SLC7A11 gene may respond to glucose transporter inhibitor treatment

Killer T cells surround a cancer cell. Credit: NIH New findings from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center about how some cancer cells become “addicted” to glucose could open up fresh approaches to therapy strategies for cancers with high levels of an amino acid transporter called …

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