Early study found it had high accuracy, but experts say it won't replace colonoscopy anytime soon
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New research suggests that DNA methylation may regulate prostasin expression in breast cancer cells, and that the absence of this expression may contribute to breast cancer invasiveness.
Scientists in Atlanta and Baltimore have developed a new chromosome-testing technique that may accurately predict whether cancer will return in colon cancer patients.
Results published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute indicate that women with mutated BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes who undergo a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy significantly reduce their likelihood of developing breast cancer. A gene is a hereditary unit of DNA that occupies a specific location on a chromosome.
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