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STAT+: Genetically targeted drug from Syndax Pharma shows remissions in leukemia patients

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Syndax Pharmaceuticals said Tuesday that its genetically targeted cancer drug induced complete remissions in patients with advanced leukemia, although questions may linger...
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Opinion: FTC's challenge to Illumina's vertical merger with Grail is all wrong

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My mom died of stage 4 cancer in February 2008. Had the technology existed then to detect her cancer earlier, she might have met my three young daughters. Improving cancer...
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A Custom Genotyping Array Reveals Population-Level Heterogeneity for the Genetic Risks of Prostate Cancer and Other Cancers in Africa

A Custom Genotyping Array Reveals Population-Level Heterogeneity for the Genetic Risks of Prostate Cancer and Other Cancers in Africa

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Kachambwa Kim MS Simonti CN Quiver MH Petersen DC Mittal Fernandez PW Hsing AW Baichoo PA Harlemon M, Ajayi O. 5/11/2020. “ A Custom Genotyping Array Reveals Population-Level...
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The Practice of Paediatric Radiation Oncology in Low- and Middle-income Countries: Outcomes of an International Atomic Energy Agency Study

The Practice of Paediatric Radiation Oncology in Low- and Middle-income Countries: Outcomes of an International Atomic Energy Agency Study

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Y. Anacak, E. Zubizarreta, M. Zaghloul, S. Laskar, J. Alert, S. Gondhowiardjo, A. Giselvania, R. Correa-Villar, F. Pedrosa, B. Dorj, S. Kamer, S.C. Howard, Y. Quintana, R.C...
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Breast cancer risk models: a comprehensive overview of existing models, validation, and clinical applications

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Jessica A Cintolo-Gonzalez, Danielle Braun, Amanda L Blackford, Emanuele Mazzola, Ahmet Acar, Jennifer K Plichta, Molly Griffin, and Kevin S Hughes. 2017. “ Breast cancer risk...
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Facebook says its AI could help find drug combinations to treat cancer

4 days ago   |   New Scientist

Facebook claims that its new artificial intelligence can predict the way drugs interact with each other inside cells, but other researchers say it may not translate into...
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Non-medullary thyroid cancer susceptibility genes: evidence and disease spectrum

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Jingan Zhou, Preeti Singh, Kanhua Yin, Jin Wang, Yujia Bao, Menghua Wu, Kush Pathak, Sophia K McKinley, Danielle Braun, Carrie C Lubitz, and others. 2021. “ Non-medullary...
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Penetrance of Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Women Who Carry a BRCA1/2 Mutation and Do Not Use Risk-Reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy: An Updated Meta-Analysis

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Jinbo Chen, Eunchan Bae, Lingjiao Zhang, Kevin Hughes, Giovanni Parmigiani, Danielle Braun, and Timothy R Rebbeck. 2020. “ Penetrance of Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Women Who...
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Abstract PS8-40: Penetrance of male breast cancer susceptibility genes: A systematic review

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Reem S Chamseddine, Jin Wang, Kanhua Yin, Preeti Singh, Jingan Zhou, Danielle Braun, Mark E Robson, and Kevin S Hughes. 2021. “ Abstract PS8-40: Penetrance of male breast...
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STAT+: Tango Therapeutics to go public in $353 million SPAC deal

6 days ago   |   STAT

Cambridge biotech Tango Therapeutics is going public through a $353 million deal with a special purpose acquisition company, the precision cancer medicine firm announced...
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SpaceX Crew 2 launch: How to watch SpaceX launch astronauts to the ISS

SpaceX Crew 2 launch: How to watch SpaceX launch astronauts to the ISS

SPACEX is preparing to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station tomorrow. How can you watch the historic launch live? Read more ...

Opinion: FDA: make medical apps reliable, not risky

The fear of Covid-19 catapulted symptom checkers from the periphery of public attention to the center. Wearables like the Apple Watch, Fitbit, and Oura Ring have shown promise... Read more ...

Opinion: Low-tech but high-value: Don't stop reimbursing phone-only...

At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and private insurers made the timely decision to rapidly expand coverage for telehealth... Read more ...

STAT+: Why hospitals hate Bernie Sanders' latest health reform push

WASHINGTON - Progressives in Congress, led by Sen. Bernie Sanders, have ramped up pressure on President Biden to honor his campaign pledge to lower the Medicare eligibility age... Read more ...

‘No one was listening': Long Covid patients struggle to get care for their...

Last summer, in the six weeks after she began feeling terrifyingly breathless and was briefly hospitalized for Covid-19, Crystal Williams returned to the emergency room eight... Read more ...

Auto Express podcast: Monte Carlo legend Paddy Hopkirk and McLaren Engineer...

Award-winning young engineer Ella Podmore is the guest on this week's Auto Express podcast. Ella speaks to host Vicki Butler-Henderson about what it's like to lead a team at... Read more ...

Self-balancing bicycle can right itself even when making turns

A bike that can steer into turns and balance itself without a rider could be used by older people, those with balance issues or people learning to ride Read more ...

Expert reaction to rat study looking at antioxidant treatment in pregnant...

A study published in FASEB J looks at maternal antioxidant treatment during pregnancy and memory function in adult rat offspring. Prof Kevin McConway, Emeritus Professor of... Read more ...

NASA, SpaceX watching weather in downrange abort zones for crew launch

NASA, SpaceX watching weather in downrange abort zones for crew launch

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft stand on pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky Preparations for the planned liftoff... Read more ...

Our interview with Steve Jurczyk, NASA's acting administrator

Stephen Clark, Spaceflight Now's editor, asked NASA's acting administrator about the space agency's commercial crew and Artemis programs during a one-on-one virtual interview... Read more ...