Cancer Gene

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A gene which, when mutated, increases the risk of cancer
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M2 PHARMA-October 30, 2018-DiaCarta Launches Ultra-Sensitive TaqMan-Based qPCR Assays for Cancer Gene Mutation Detection
When a cancer occurs in a family more often than in the general population, some people in the family may have been born with a cancer gene. A few of these inherited genes have been identified, such as those causing cancers of the breast, bowel, ovary and womb.
- The global cancer gene therapy market to grow at a CAGR of 20.63% during the period 2017-2021, according to a report from Dublin-based Research and Markets.
But we were able to show that this long stretch of the genome is bent and looped in the cell nucleus in such a way that the remote enhancer segment literally touches the distant segment harboring the cancer gene," Vakoc said.
"Not only can we liberate people from the guilt of passing a cancer gene on to their child, we can cut off transmission of the gene once and for all.
A WOMAN is set to give birth to the first British baby genetically selected to be free of a breast cancer gene.
The first consists of short strands of DNA, called transition molecules, that bind to a segment of the messenger RNA that each cancer gene produces.
Now scientists have found a gene in the worm that is similar to the human breast and ovarian cancer gene BRCA1.
Health bosses at the International Centre for Life in Newcastle upon Tyne were hearing today that scientists were to allow hospitals to use the patented cancer gene information for free.
"Early data points to the promise of E1A as a novel cancer therapeutic, and we believe that these patents, combined with our other proprietary technologies, secure Targeted Genetics' position as a key player in cancer gene therapy."
Advantages of cancer gene panels include decreased cost and improved efficiency of cancer genetic testing by decreasing the time involved, number of patient visits, and number of tests sent."

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