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May, 2019

National research team targets glioblastoma

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MAY 31, 2019 —  Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common primary brain tumour in adults and is characterized by its infiltrative and often fatal progression. The strikingly poor survival for patients with GBM of 14-16 months following diagnosis is due in part to limited early detection methods and an absence of effective treatment options. Funding from the Canadian Institute of Health Research of $753,432 was awarded to professor Donald Miller…

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May, 2019

BIOMARK’S ABSTRACT FOR 2019 ASCO ONLINE PUBLICATION

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Follow-up evaluation of outliers with elevated spermine-spermidine acetyltransferase-1 activity. Sub-category: Circulating Biomarkers Category: Developmental Therapeutics and Tumor Biology (Nonimmuno) Meeting: 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting Abstract No: e14536 Citation: J Clin Oncol 37, 2019 (suppl; abstr e14536) Author(s): Andrew W. Maksymiuk,…

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Cancer risk in families

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Mar, 2019

Cancer risk in families

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If you have family members with cancer, you may wonder if you are at risk of developing it too (if it “runs in the family”). Sometimes a gene mutation that can cause cancer is passed on to you by your parents (inherited). Cancers caused by inherited gene mutations are called inherited cancers. And sometimes cancer happens more often in family members who share the same habits, live in the same…

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