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Genetic Disorders
Prostate cancer is a disease where certain cells in the prostate become abnormal and multiply to form a tumor.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men aside from skin cancer. One in 6 American men will develop prostate cancer during their lifetime. At this time, more …
Educational Resources
Prostate cancer is a disease characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in the prostate gland, which is part of the male reproductive system.
Prostate CancerProstate cancer is a disease characterized by uncontrolled cell growth …
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NHGRI researchers have identified a genomic signature for some aggressive prostate tumors, which may help healthcare providers pinpoint treatment options.
… … A key challenge health care providers face in treating prostate cancer is distinguishing the aggressive, potentially … identified a specific genomic signature of some aggressive prostate tumors, which may help health care providers …
Genetic Disorders
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 cancer. Each year, approximately 200,000 women in the United …
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 States. An estimated 40 to 50 percent of Americans who live to age 65 will have skin cancer at least once. … Skin cancer is the most common type …
News Release
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 National Cancer Institute and NHGRI, has greatly improved our … - outlining the molecular similarities between different cancer patients and cancer types, as well as documenting what …
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Elaine Ostrander is chief of NHGRI's Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch.
… is Chief and Distinguished Senior Investigator of the Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch at the … lab uses state-of-the-art genomic approaches to identify prostate cancer susceptibility genes in both high-risk … development and disease, with a specific lab focus on prostate cancer (PC), where they are working both …
News Release
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 … potential therapeutic targets for a major form of bladder cancer, including important genes and pathways that are … that, at the molecular level, some subtypes of bladder cancer - also known as urothelial carcinoma - resemble …
Educational Resources
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 …
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 … found in the body, but by how their genomes have changed? Cancer is caused by changes in your genome, but advances in … technology are leading to a new understanding of cancer and new ways for diagnosing and treating many types of …