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Identification of 'fingerprint' of rare tumor leads to development of cheap and reliable new test
Date:5/19/2011

their own relative risks of developing the disorder and associated kidney cancer.

"Cancer can be caused by many different risk factors, but if we can pinpoint rapidly and accurately the particular type of tumour, we can provide more accurate advice to patients and their families, and perhaps diagnose cases at earlier, more treatable, stages," explains Dr Patrick Pollard, a Beit Memorial Fellow at the University of Oxford. "For the first time, we are now able to screen for tumours caused by this rare, but often very serious, condition using a test which is simple, cheap and reliable."

Dr Pollard and colleagues have filed a patent to develop the test, which is currently being marketed by Isis Innovation at the University of Oxford.

Dr Lesley Walker, director of cancer information at Cancer Research UK, said: "We know that diagnosing cancer at an earlier stage offers the best chances of successful treatment. So being able to identify other family members who are at risk so they can be monitored more closely is crucial to improving survival rates from this rare aggressive form of kidney cancer.

"Tests like this can also help us to identify other patients with the same mutation, paving the way for the development of targeted treatments for specific groups of patients. This approach is called stratified medicine and many scientists now believe it could revolutionalise cancer treatment in the future."


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Contact: Craig Brierley
c.brierley@wellcome.ac.uk
44-207-611-7329
Wellcome Trust
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