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Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women after skin cancer.
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women after skin … 200,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer, and one in nine American women will develop … clinical breast exams) can help detect the disease at an early stage. A woman who tests positive can also consider …
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Dr. Settara Chandrasekharappa is an associate investigator in NHGRI's Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch.
… collaborative group in search of the gene responsible for early onset breast cancer ( BRCA1 ), CGU developed resources and aided in …
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The TCGA network describes uterine and bile duct cancer.
… NHGRI Communications and Public Liaison Branch … The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), a program co-funded by the … unique from each other. … The Molecular Characteristics of Breast Cancer The TCGA data, more than two petabytes in total … a paper analyzing the molecular characteristics of breast cancer by African and European Ancestry. This paper …
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BRCA1 and BRCA2 are the first two genes found to be associated with inherited forms of breast cancer.
… two genes found to be associated with inherited forms of breast cancer. … Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Genetic Mutation, Genes, DNA …
Funding Opportunities
Funding for New and Early-Stage Investigators
… the NHGRI mission is supporting researchers through their early career stages, enabling them to make the next … of genomics. NHGRI welcomes applications from new and early-stage investigators through standard routes (known as … … Funding Opportunities at the NIH: Breakfast for New and Early-Stage Investigators New and Early-Stage Investigators …
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Investigators with The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network have identified new potential therapeutic targets for a major form of bladder cancer.
… and Public Liaison Branch … Investigators with The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network have identified … also known as urothelial carcinoma - resemble subtypes of breast, head and neck and lung cancers, suggesting similar … development - are implicated in a significant portion of breast cancers, scientists would like to find out if new …
Genetic Disorders
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States.
… Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United … age 50. However, the sun's damaging effects begin at an early age. People who live in areas that get high levels of … is your best line of defense. Protection should start early in childhood and continue throughout life. Suggested …
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics is transforming how we study, diagnose and treat cancer.
… Genomics is transforming how we study, diagnose and treat cancer. … Did you know that we are increasingly able to … of different types of cancers, most often in the colon. Breast cancer is another example; again most cases are not …  or  BRCA2  genes have a much higher chance for developing breast cancer than other people. As we learn more about the …
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Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled cell growth.
CancerCancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled cell growth. … Cancer, Cell Division, Mutation, DNA Error, Metastasis, Tumor, Family Health History … Cancer is a disease in which some of the body’s cells grow …
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Stomach cancers fall into four distinct molecular subtypes researchers with The Cancer Genome Atlas Network have found.
… into four distinct molecular subtypes researchers with The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Network have found. In the study, … researchers think about developing treatments for stomach cancer, also called gastric cancers or gastric … respond to PI3-kinase inhibitors, some of which are in the early stages of testing in clinical trials but are not yet …