Navigation Links
Researchers Identify Genes Tied to Breast Cancer that Spreads to the Brain
Date:9/20/2013

Chicago (PRWEB) September 20, 2013

Researchers have identified the epigenetic markers that determine whether breast cancer will spread to the brain, which could lead to earlier diagnoses and more effective treatment, suggests a study being presented today at ASCP 2013 Chicago, the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer and the second most common cause of cancer death among U.S. women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Some breast cancers are more likely to spread beyond the breast (metastasize), including to the brain. Currently, doctors don’t have a clear picture at diagnosis regarding which breast cancers are likely to metastasize to the brain and which are not. Encouragingly, researchers have recently identified molecular markers called micro ribonucleic acids (RNAs) as potentially playing a role.

“Survival rates are low once breast cancer metastasizes to the brain,” said Seema Sethi, MD, a resident at Wayne State University and Detroit Medical Center, and lead author of the study. “This research will help us develop targeted therapies so we can more aggressively treat patients with this form of breast cancer.”

Researchers extracted micro RNA from the tumors of 90 women with breast cancer, including 45 whose cancer had spread to the brain (metastasized) and 45 whose cancer had not. After analyzing the data, researchers found that several micro RNAs were significantly altered in patients whose breast cancer had spread to the brain. They also identified several target genes involved in the process.

Researchers believe these micro RNAs and their target genes could help identify which breast cancers eventually will metastasize to the brain when the cancer is first diagnosed and determine the course of therapy, includi
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. UC Davis Researchers Find How Viral Infection Disrupts Neural Development in Offspring, Increasing Risk of Autism
2. IOActive Ramps Up Recruitment for Top Security Researchers and Consultants in South America
3. UI researchers: Bracing is effective in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis
4. CWRU researchers find what stresses parents with a chronically ill child
5. Yale researchers see decline in hospitalizations for serious heart infection
6. Researchers identify novel biomarker for diabetes risk
7. Tufts researchers identify how Yersinia spreads within infected organs
8. Approved cancer drug potentially could help treat diabetes, Stanford researchers find
9. Mount Sinai Researchers Show Stem Cells Are Wired for Cooperation, Down to the DNA
10. Virginia Tech Carilion researchers find surprising relationships in brain signaling
11. Researchers to identify genetic biomarkers for aggressive breast cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/1/2015)... BWI (PRWEB) May 02, 2015 The ... It is http://www.thevenetiangracebay.com , and it is elegant ... the stunning white and attractive turquoise hues of Grace ... Google, sixty seven percent of leisure travelers used their ... that smartphones were used in the planning and researching ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... Jusuru International has been awarded the prestigious ... its flagship nutritional supplement, Liquid BioCell™ Life, and the ... new logo, new packaging, new products, and new messaging. ... identify and promote programs that serve as examples of ... Jusuru International for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... 01, 2015 The Workgroup for ... authority on the use of health IT to create ... contributing resource to the United States Government Accountability Office ... readable cards in Medicare. The report, “ Potential Uses ... was released to the public on Apr. 24, 2015 ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... It’s raining bills on Capitol Hill with members in both ... for telemedicine. , “Such action is unprecedented in ... said Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA). ... embrace the use of telecommunications in the delivery of care. ... to improve quality, access, equity and affordability of healthcare.”, ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... Ernst & Young (EY) has announced Melanie Rosenthal, ... and Burak Sezen, Co-Founder & CTO of RowdMap, Inc. ... The Year® 2015 Awards in the Ohio Valley Region ... leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services and ... audit companies in the world. The awards program recognizes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Turks and Caicos Resort, The Venetian on Grace Bay, Launches New Web Presence 2Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 2Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 3Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 4Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 5Health News:WEDI Contributes to Newly Released U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Study on Potential Use of Electronically Readable Medicare Cards 2Health News:WEDI Contributes to Newly Released U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Study on Potential Use of Electronically Readable Medicare Cards 3Health News:ATA: Congress Floods the Halls with Telemedicine Proposals 2Health News:RowdMap, Inc. Named as a Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award Finalist 2
... shows screening newborns for biochemical genetic disorders may improve ... researchers say false-positive screening results may increase stress levels ... required a separate test, but now, doctors can screen ... sample of blood by using a device called the ...
... is a joyous experience. But if the experience does not ... the woman. Researchers conducted a study to obtain the views ... the second stage of labor. ,A new study ... the delivery of their child may happen. Researchers say women ...
... women who change partners between the births of their first two ... birth weight than women who have the same partner.// ... the first year of life. The results are the same even ... interval between births, and the decades of birth. ...
... announced what it calls the second heart-related death in ... for a government //investigation into the safety of that ... ,The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine states that a ... cardiac arrest while on the Atkins diet. The group ...
... study shows a novel new drug is beneficial for ... and is the first in a new class of ... drug is called cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen 4-IgG1 or CTLA4Ig. ... treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers from Belgium conducted a ...
... It's called partial-breast irradiation, and proponents see it as ... just had a lumpectomy.// ,Thousands of women ... one week or less of radiation after breast cancer ... required for whole-breast irradiation. ,But its long-term benefits ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Screening Newborns Questioned 2Health News:Changing Partners may put Expectant Mothers at Risk 2Health News:Partial-Breast Irradiation an Unproven Therapy 2
(Date:4/30/2015)... Calif. , April 30, 2015  Accuray ... it has signed an agreement with MIM Software ... the TomoTherapy ® and CyberKnife ® product ... Accuray and MIM technology. This is Accuray,s second ... the development of the first iPad-based treatment plan ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... April 30, 2015  Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR ... to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today ... Lynch 2015 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, May 14. ... Executive Officer, will provide an update on the company, ... Eastern Daylight Time). The presentation will be ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... Calif., April 30, 2015  DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: ... quarter of 2015.  Total revenues were $4.8 million and ... ended March 31, 2015 as compared to total revenues ... for the three months ended March 31, 2014.At March ... million, compared to cash and investments of $34.9 million ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Accuray Signs Agreement with MIM Software Inc. to Develop Adaptive Therapy Software 2Accuray Signs Agreement with MIM Software Inc. to Develop Adaptive Therapy Software 3Thoratec Presentation At Bank Of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Conference To Be Webcast 2DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 2DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 3DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 4DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 5DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 6DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 7DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 8DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 9
... 2011 Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA ) ... Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... October 2010.  The Company believes this is a Class 2 ... for the rapid treatment of agitation in schizophrenia or bipolar ...
... For manufacturers who must comply with current Good Manufacturing ... be time consuming and difficult. This task is considerably ... each with their own GMP requirements. PharmOut, ... an online database of GMP guidelines. This database, available ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Alexza Announces Resubmission of AZ-004 (Staccato® Loxapine) NDA 2Alexza Announces Resubmission of AZ-004 (Staccato® Loxapine) NDA 3Global GMP Guidelines Available in Online GMP Library 2
... 1000 Power Instrument System is a small ... with modular and unitized handpieces.,The head modules ... or pneumatic motor, giving you the flexibility ... the motor. Now you can add instruments ...
... large power line from MicroAire. Our ... AND electric instruments, offering the ultimate ... industry has always wanted with the ... Power Master oscillating saw, Available ...
... Oscillating Saw offers unparalleled power ... to its 14.4V NiMH Rechargeable ... may be rotated into 12 ... plane and will accept any ...
... The SmartDriver System consists of a ... Battery Power, with a wide range of ... variety of orthopedic surgical applications., ,The ... and speed compared to the original Battery ...
Medicine Products: