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Using data-sifting algorithms developed by computer scientists at Brown University, researchers are beginning to untangle the complex genetics of cancer. In a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, investigators have outlined the most complete genetic profile of acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
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Endometrial cancer is the fourth most common malignancy among American women. The National Cancer Institute estimates that close to 50,000 women will be diagnosed with endometrial cancer in 2013; for a majority of women with aggressive, high-grade tumors, the 5-year survival rate is approximately 16%.
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After a decade of developing molecular diagnostics for lung cancer, 3 organizations have issued the first guidelines for testing for the EGFR mutation and ALK rearrangement in patients with lung cancer, the number one cancer-related killer worldwide, providing a valuable new tool to fully utilize the benefits of targeted therapies for this patient population.
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The majority of head and neck tumors are associated with a deregulation of the PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway, which has until now been seen as the culprit in treatment resistance in these cancers.
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The HHS has allocated $1.9 million for new telehealth regional resource centers to serve rural and medically underserved populations.
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The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has announced the launch of its newest online journal, Cancer Immunology Research, in the spring at the AACR 2013 annual meeting.
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The Starr Foundation’s sixth Starr Cancer Consortium (SCC) Grant Competition awarded $5 million to 5 cancer research teams focusing on discovering new cancer mechanisms related to genetic mutations or epigenetic involvement in a variety of cancers.
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Removing Medicare regulations that are deemed unnecessary or unjustifiably burdensome on providers and hospitals would save nearly $676 million annually, and $3.4 billion over 5 years, through a rule proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in support of President Obama’s call on federal agencies to modify and streamline regulations on business.
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Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the most common subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and a common type of cancer.
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