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New study reveals weakness in emerging type of aggressive prostate tumor

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New study reveals weakness in emerging type of aggressive prostate tumor

Tumors that turn off androgen receptor may have turned on new drug target BY SABRINA RICHARDS / FRED HUTCH NEWS SERVICE A new generation...
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BBI Cell-free DNA Working Group Assesses First Year of Progress

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BBI Cell-free DNA Working Group Assesses First Year of Progress

By Michael McCathy, MD The Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine (BBI) launched its cell-free DNA (cfDNA) working group in 2018, awarding grants for...
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Simpler name for cancer genetic syndrome could save lives

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Simpler name for cancer genetic syndrome could save lives

Names that label certain cancer risk genes as sex- or organ-specific can dissuade people who need to be tested, according to Nature commentary. MEDIA...
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Drugs could treat some aneurysms, gene study suggests

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Drugs could treat some aneurysms, gene study suggests

The study shows how genomic analysis can identify drugs that precisely target specific disease-causing mutations. By Michael McCarthy A collaboration of researchers from the University...
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Test reliably detects tumor mutations in blood of patients with advanced prostate cancer

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Test reliably detects tumor mutations in blood of patients with advanced prostate cancer

Sequencing cell-free DNA found in blood plasma could provide patients with advanced disease an alternative to biopsy By Michael McCarthy Researchers from the Brotman...
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