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ESMO announces award winners

The European Society for Medical Oncology announced the recipients of this year’s ESMO Awards.

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For cancer treatment and more, genetic-based precision medicine holds a lot of promise

A month following surgery for thyroid cancer, a Hartford Hospital patient’s tumor grew to 10 inches. The case was presented to the hospital’s tumor board, which involved 30 doctors from different specialties.

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A new approach to predict the evolutionary mechanisms of melanoma

Melanoma is a malignant tumour resulting from the transformation of melanocytes, the cells in the skin that undertake to synthesise melanin, a complex polymer which protects us from the negative effects of solar radiation.

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Study Provides First Evidence That Cancer Metastasis Is Influenced by Inherited Genes

Animal and human studies by scientists at Rockefeller University have for the first time generated data to suggest that an individual’s pre-existing genetic make-up may impact the likelihood of cancer progressing and metastasizing.

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