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An analysis of nearly 20,000 cancer patient histories and genetic data has revealed that knowing the genetic cause of a cancer does not help predict how deadly the disease will be. Instead, researchers from CSHL have discovered that copy number variations in specific gene sites are far more informative, providing new opportunities to improve prognosis.

11:56 ET Taking uncertainty out of cancer prognosis

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A cancer diagnosis tells you that you have cancer, but how that cancer will progress is a terrifying uncertainty for most patients. Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have now identified a specific class of biomarkers that can tell a lot about how aggressive a patient's cancer will be. "There are undoubtedly dozens or...

10:10 ET NIH gives Feinstein Institute $1.68M to study sepsis therapy

MANHASSET, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor, Monowar Aziz, PhD, received a five-year, $1.68 million R01 grant from the National...

10:00 ET Tissue Genesis Introduces State-of-the-Art Icellator® X

HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tissue Genesis LLC announced today the release of the Icellator® X, the newest and most advanced system for isolating stem cells in adipose tissue. The...

08:41 ET MedTek Introduces End-to-End Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management Solution

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MedTek, a leading national provider of transcription, coding and billing services, introduces Revenue Cycle Edge, a comprehensive solution for...

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