Navigation Links
Revolution in Genetics to Open Avenues for Treating Cancer

Four new genes have been identified which could presumably play a major role in the development// of breast cancer,

These new genes were narrowed down after examination of tumor tissue from 53 breast cancer patients. In addition breast cancer cell lines were also studied which confirmed the findings. This new discovery could provide a basis for new treatment for the disease, which is haunting women. Our improved understanding of cancer biology and genetic basis of cancer have made the finding possible. It is not only an exciting advance towards understanding how breast cancer develops, but also opens up new vistas that could lead to discovery of genes linked to the disease.

Thanks to the latest DNA microarray technology, which has enabled scientists to analyze the expression of many genes at the same time and search for the breast cancer genes. This cutting edge technology is believed to trigger a parallel increase in the speed at which new cancer treatments reach the patient.

It has been reported that tumors that are aggressive have multiple copies of the genes and if these results are confirmed, it might provide a lead for targeted therapies in these cases.

Source: Reuters

Medindia on breast cancer: Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women next only to skin cancer. Breast cancer mostly occurs in women over the age of 50, and the risk is especially high for women over age 60.

The identification of four new genes related to breast cancer offers a new ray of hope to breast cancer patients. If the function of these genes is established, complete cure of the disease is not too far.

For further information: http://www.medindia.com/patients/
PatientInfo/breastcancer_about.htm

'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Revolutionary Simple Pregnancy Blood Test Can Save Both Mother And Child
2. Revolution in surgery
3. Nanotechnology Revolution To Be Spearheaded By European Union
4. Enhanced Gene Therapy Outcomes Following Latest Revolution And Refinement
5. Complete Robotic Surgery To Revolutionize Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer
6. LINK Applied Genomics Programme Promises To Revolutionize Healthcare Systems
7. Heart Stem Cells Could Revolutionize Cardiac Disease Therapy
8. Monoclonal Anti-Body To Revolutionize Brain Cancer Treatment
9. Bio-Functional Garments That Could Revolutionize Fashion Industry
10. New Technique Could Revolutionize Melanoma Diagnosis and Treatment
11. Azathioprine Can Soon Revolutionize Eczema Treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 28, 2017 , ... Eating disorders ... that every 62 minutes, at least one person dies as a direct result from ... greater need exists for qualified treatment providers. The iaedp Foundation meets this challenge by ...
(Date:6/28/2017)... ... 28, 2017 , ... American Farmer proudly announces the participation of Pure Line ... series, scheduled to broadcast fourth quarter 2017. American Farmer airs Tuesdays at 8:30aET on ... garden pea seed. As demand grew, the small company located in Moscow, Idaho extended ...
(Date:6/28/2017)... MT (PRWEB) , ... June 28, 2017 , ... ... provides insurance management and financial planning assistance to clients in southern Montana, is ... programs offered by Zoo Montana. , The outreach programs offered by Zoo Montana ...
(Date:6/28/2017)... Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) , ... June 28, 2017 ... ... and financial consulting firm servicing communities throughout the greater Cincinnati metropolitan area, is ... help provide temporary lodgings for families with children receiving treatment in nearby hospitals. ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... June 27, 2017 , ... DrugDev understands that ... they can trust the sponsor to pay them correctly and on time. As the ... establish payment strategies that encourage sites to work on their studies. , At a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/7/2017)... -- Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) ... Joseph R. Goodwin , U.S. District Court Judge for ... , entered a case management order in MDL 2325, ... Litigation (the "MDL") that includes a provision requiring plaintiffs ... on specific causation within one hundred twenty (120) days ...
(Date:6/5/2017)... , June 5, 2017 Kohll,s Pharmacy & Homecare is ... the United States . The Raizer is a ... fallen person up to an almost-standing position within ... operated by one assistant and does not require ... enough that a child can operate it, and ...
(Date:5/30/2017)... DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global digital health ... it will be presenting at the 7th annual LD Micro Invitational ... Raphael , CEO, of DarioHealth will be giving the presentation and ... June 6th & 7th, 2017 at the Luxe Sunset Bel Air ... space. About LD Micro LD ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: