In this edition of the Cancer Matters podcast, Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Victor Velculescu about a test that can detect cancer DNA in the bloodstream.
Today, Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Nick Papadopoulos about the potential for diagnosing cancer with a a blood test. In this preview, Dr Papadopoulos explains how scientists find cancer using these type of tests. To listen to the full podcast, click here: http://bit.ly/2I1reUk
A new cancer test developed by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists screens for seven types of cancer in a completely unique way. DELFI is a new and different kind of cancer screening test. Rather than finding cancer gene mutations or chemical alterations to the DNA, known as epigenetic changes, it detects unique patterns in […]
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This is the final blog in a three-part series about Genome Sequencing and Predicting Cancer. Just as every person is genetically unique, so is every cancer. While cancer is not usually written in the DNA we are born with, the story of each individual cancer is contained within the unique and different DNA of the cancer […]
This month's Cancer News Review podcast with Kimmel Cancer Center director Bill Nelson begins with updates on the field of head and neck cancer in light of the encouraging news that actor Michael Douglas' cancer is in remission. Nelson says that there is an emerging story in oropharyngeal cancers (those that are in the back […]