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Nov 2, 2020

Mayo Clinic study finds 1 in 8 patients with cancer harbor inherited genetic mutations

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
Genetic testing can uncover inherited genetic mutations, and could individualize cancer therapies, improve survival, manage cancer in loved ones and push the boundaries of precision medicine. In a new study published in JAMA Oncology, scientists with Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine conducted genetic testing in more than 3,000 patients who [...]
Mayo Clinic study finds 1 in 8 patients with cancer harbor inherited genetic mutations
Oct 30, 2020

Human Genome Project -- 'A race to the starting line'

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
This month marks the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Human Genome Project, an international endeavor that mapped the 3 billion DNA letters that make up the blueprint of human life. The ambitious project began in October 1990 and was completed in April 2003. Today, researchers and clinicians with [...]
Human Genome Project -- 'A race to the starting line'
Oct 20, 2020

Toxic Cellular Ooze Linked to Biological Age, Disease and Disability

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
By Sara Tiner Cells in the body usually do what they’re told. In response to cues, cells divide, grow, shrink or die as needed. But there are some cells that start to ignore the body’s order to expire: senescent cells. Sometimes called "zombie cells" for their undead lingering, senescent cells have [...]
Toxic Cellular Ooze Linked to Biological Age, Disease and Disability
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