Navigation Links
Research Reveals How Breast Cancer Rearranges Genome
Date:12/24/2009

Disease plays havoc with DNA sequence, study finds

THURSDAY, Dec. 24 (HealthDay News) -- An analysis of breast cancer genomes has provided insight into how the human genome is rearranged when the disease strikes, researchers report.

"We have looked at the level of the DNA sequence at just how splintered and reorganized the genome is in many breast cancers. We were, frankly, astounded at the number and complexity of rearrangements in some cancers," Mike Stratton of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, U.K., said in a news release from the institute.

"Just as important, the genomes were different from each other, with multiple distinctive patterns of rearrangement observed, supporting the view that breast cancer is not one, but several diseases," Stratton added.

According to the researchers, who looked at 24 breast cancer samples, the study findings will help doctors do a better job of classifying tumors, which will improve the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

"It looks as though some breast cancers have a defect in the machinery that maintains and repairs DNA, and this defect is resulting in large numbers of these abnormalities," said the institute's Dr. Andy Futreal, in the news release. "At the moment, we do not know what the defect is or the abnormal gene underlying it, but we are seeing the result of its malfunction in the hideously untidy state of these genomes. Identifying the underlying mutated cause will be central to working out how some breast cancers develop."

The study findings are published online Dec. 23 in the journal Nature.

More information

The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more about breast cancer.



-- Randy Dotinga



SOURCE: Wellcome Trust Sanger
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Researchers find new patterns in H1N1 deaths
2. Hard to treat Diseases (HTDS) To Sell Its MindUp BioResearch Division
3. Pot and pop: New research finds stronger link between music and marijuana use among teens
4. National MS Society Continues to Propel Research Forward to End MS - Launches 2010 With Call for Research Grants to Pursue CCSVI Leads
5. Lung Cancer Foundation of America Gives the Gift of Life This Holiday Season: Announces Inaugural $125,000 Scientific Research Grant
6. Researchers discover gene therapy to prevent progression of emphysema
7. Orameds Dr Roy Eldor was Chosen to Lecture at the First International Conference Held by the Bildirici Center for Diabetes Care Research in Israel.
8. Exposing the Double Standard of the Forgotten Cancer: Biggest Cancer Killer for Women and Men, Lung Cancer, Receives Least Research Funds
9. Lung Cancer Alliance Hails New Federal Funding for Lung Cancer Research
10. IBS Treatment Center Calls on McCain to Support IBS Research
11. Researchers at the John Theurer Cancer Center Present Cutting-Edge Research Results at this Years American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... Graphics, coding, typography and search engine optimization– ... of web design and require thorough knowledge to create ... to create a website can be as easy as ... reviews and Facebook posts all accumulate on a multiple ... evolution of how a business can develop a website," ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Paramount Rx, ... care, is increasing efforts to help people save money ... continue to increase for prescription drugs in the new ... savings and resources to bridge the relationship between consumers, ... of the biggest challenges people face today with medical ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel ... non-medical, in-home senior care, is weighing in on a ... , The study, performed by the University of Illinois, ... 78 over a week-long period and observed how much ... activity. By examining the structural soundness of the white ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... superfood nutrtion bars are now available through a unique ... an online site designed to empower the everyday athlete. ... the worlds best athletes and created a system to ... really excited to see REV’D® is now available on ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to heart disease, ... to delay care when they have symptoms that spell trouble. ... the hospital with a more severe or advanced stage of ... author Catherine Kreatsoulas, a Fulbright Scholar and research fellow at ... release from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Facebook Websites In Thirty-Seconds 2Health News:Paramount Rx Discount Card Program Provides Valuable Resources in Midst of Current Health Care Reform 2Health News:Paramount Rx Discount Card Program Provides Valuable Resources in Midst of Current Health Care Reform 3Health News:Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region, a Top Provider of In-Home Care, Responds to Study Linking Exercise to Healthier Senior Brains 2Health News:Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region, a Top Provider of In-Home Care, Responds to Study Linking Exercise to Healthier Senior Brains 3Health News:Nutrition Experts at TheFeed.com Get REV'D 2Health News:Nutrition Experts at TheFeed.com Get REV'D 3Health News:Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble 2
... Advisors Transitioning to Independence, SAN FRANCISCO, ... new relationship with national human resources,outsourcing company ... for,independent investment advisors and their employees. As ... advisors who custody,assets with Schwab will now ...
... 15 Dong-A PharmTech Co. Ltd,announced today the signing ... to market in Russia Dong-A,s erectile,dysfunction drug which is ... Under the terms of the agreement, Otechestvennye Lekarstva ... both upfront fees and,running royalty on sales for the ...
... as well, 266,604 fewer patients would die annually, survey ... in the top-ranked hospitals in the United States are ... the lowest-rated hospitals, according to a new study from ... HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America Study looked at 41 ...
... scientists this month joined Biomoda, Inc. (OTC Bulletin ... assist with,commercialization efforts of the company,s early lung ... "Constance Dorian brings strong analytical skills and significant,understanding ... She will be an important asset in all ...
... Researchers and Health Professionals Gather at Mental ... November 2nd, NEW YORK, Oct. 15 In ... Long Island Mental Illness,Awareness Day presented by Clubhouse of ... at the Huntington Hilton in Melville, NY from 8:00,AM ...
... fifth of patients need to work through mental problems ... -- About one in every five people who were ... recommended psychiatric clearance for the procedure, a U.S. study ... screening process in most bariatric surgery programs, notes a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Schwab Institutional Introduces Healthcare and Benefits Assistance for Independent Advisor Firms 2Health News:Schwab Institutional Introduces Healthcare and Benefits Assistance for Independent Advisor Firms 3Health News:Schwab Institutional Introduces Healthcare and Benefits Assistance for Independent Advisor Firms 4Health News:Dong-A PharmTech Signs Licensing Deal With Otechestvennye to Market Zydena in Russia 2Health News:America's Top Hospitals Are Real Lifesavers 2Health News:Two Scientists Join Team of Biomoda, Inc. 2Health News:Clubhouse of Suffolk to Host 15th Annual Mental Illness Awareness Day 2Health News:Psychiatric Woes Can Postpone Weight-Loss Surgery 2
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014  TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it ... and Drug Administration (FDA) on its Abbreviated New Drug ... the generic equivalent to Eisai Inc.,s Aricept® 23mg.  Aricept® ... TWi Pharmaceuticals is preparing to launch the product ... Pharmaceuticals USA , at the earliest ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... , Oct. 29, 2014   ViaDerma, ... devoted to bringing new products to market, is ... ViaDerma has developed an innovative, patent-pending dual ... mass transfer of pharmaceutical active ingredients to penetrate ... immediate localized therapy. The transdermal delivery method also ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR ), ... sciences, today announced financial results for the third ... Quarter 2014 Highlights Financial and Operating Performance ... quarter representing approximately 657,700 square feet,  contributing to: ... of approximately 219,700 square feet; and , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ViaDerma, Inc. Announces Plans to Pursue Out-Licensing Partnerships in 2015 2ViaDerma, Inc. Announces Plans to Pursue Out-Licensing Partnerships in 2015 3BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 13BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 14BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 15BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 16BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 17BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 18BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 19BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 20BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 21
... Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY ... it will present scientific data from one oral and ... 165th Annual Meeting to be held May 5-9. The ... clinical research of Vyvanse ® (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules, ...
... May 4, 2012 Wintherix and ... formally announced that they have reached ... Pfizer Incubator ("TPI") to complete their ... of equity, technology or intellectual property ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Shire to Present Scientific Data Across Range of Psychiatric Disorders at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 5-9 2Shire to Present Scientific Data Across Range of Psychiatric Disorders at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 5-9 3Shire to Present Scientific Data Across Range of Psychiatric Disorders at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 5-9 4Shire to Present Scientific Data Across Range of Psychiatric Disorders at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 5-9 5Shire to Present Scientific Data Across Range of Psychiatric Disorders at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 5-9 6Shire to Present Scientific Data Across Range of Psychiatric Disorders at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 5-9 7Shire to Present Scientific Data Across Range of Psychiatric Disorders at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 5-9 8Shire to Present Scientific Data Across Range of Psychiatric Disorders at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 5-9 9Shire to Present Scientific Data Across Range of Psychiatric Disorders at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 5-9 10
... The dual lumen petite ... 1.0 mm catheter (each lumen) ... Dual oval lumen catheters offer ... maximum catheter strength. Dual lumen ...
Our smallest port is available with either a COOK Peel-Away or COOK Micropuncture Introducer Set....
The standard-sized titanium port may be ordered with a silicone or polyurethane catheter. The silicone catheter is available with inner diameter sizes of 0.9, 1.0, 1.4, 1.6 mm. The polyurethane cathe...
The WaveMap provides immediate clinical decision making information with automatic calculation of pressure gradients and FFR measurements.,SmartWire Pressure Guide Wire - The intelligent choice in ...
Medicine Products: