TITLE

Almac data improves diagnosis of cancer

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Worldwide Biotech;Jul2011, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article shows the 2 primary research projects of Almac that enhance cancer screening. The first study focuses on ovarian cancer screening using the profiling process of a big clinical dataset of 363 sampled patients, where 6 molecular subgroups and 3 main biological subgroups of the cancer are identified from the patients. The other study assesses breast cancer screening, where the DNA damage response deficient molecular subgroup that has the potential to enhance chemotherapy or assess gene damage.
ACCESSION #
62132408

 

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