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let’s talk about biomarkers- BRCA

let’s talk about biomarkers- BRCA

BRCA1 [BReast CAncer gene 1] and BRCA2 [BReast CAncer gene 2] are genes that produce proteins that help repair damaged DNA. everyone has two copies of each of these genes—inherited from each parent and despite what their names suggest, BRCA1 and BRCA2 do not cause...

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current biomarkers in cancer

biomarker testing has revolutionized cancer treatment for many tumour types. biomarkers is a term used to describe many different potential markers of cancer development and progression. these markers can come in many forms – - proteins, biochemicals, DNA and...

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understanding targeted therapies

understanding targeted therapies

different therapies exist to treat cancer - systemic therapies, like chemotherapy, attack both normal and cancerous cells, while targeted therapies inhibit or solicit molecular pathways - acting on specific molecular targets that are associated with the cancer. ...

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