Early detection: The ease of detection

Greenwood, Emma
April 2003
Nature Reviews Cancer;Apr2003, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p235
Academic Journal
Cites a study conducted by researchers Andrew Feinberg et al., published in 14 March 2003 issue of the journal 'Science,' on the efficacy of a technique called loss of imprinting (LOI) to predict the risk of developing colorectal cancer. Potential of genetic and epigenetic changes to initiate tumorigenesis; Effect of loss of imprinting on silenced alleles of genes that could lead to tumor formation; Benefits of LOI blood test for detection of colorectal cancer.


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