Navigation Links
Project Aims at Mapping Genetic Changes Towards Cancer

The National Institute of Health has said that it will undertake the subjects of brain tumors, ovarian cancer and lung cancer to sequence all the genetic changes that lead to cancer.//

The agency has said that it hoped the Cancer Genome Atlas project will pinpoint hundreds or thousands of new genes involved in cancer, so that it can be used to develop better drugs to treat it and tools to diagnose it.

Acting director Dr. John Niederhuber of the National Cancer Institute, an NIH unit said, "Cancer is exceedingly complex, and includes more than 200 different diseases."

He said, "Results from the Cancer Genome Atlas Pilot Project may provide the results we need to detect cancer early, in its most treatable stage, and provide new targets for the development of specific therapies."

In the United States brain cancer, known as glioblastoma, lung cancer and ovarian cancer account for more than 210,000 cancer cases each year.

In 2006 lung cancer is expected to the death of 162,000 Americans. Nearly 19,000 people will be diagnosed with brain tumors and nearly 13,000 will die from them, while ovarian cancer will kill more than 15,000 women this year.

According to the cancer institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute these three cancers were chosen because they have the right number and quality of specimens to study.


NLA
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph
2. Race Based Genome Project Launched By Mexico
3. Pink Shawl Project is a unique initiative
4. Telemedicine Project Implemented for Indian Railways
5. UNAIDS Chief Appeals for Projects to Battle AIDS/HIV
6. DAPIC Project to Prevent Amputations
7. 3-D Projection Of Heart For Diagnosis Of Cardiovascular Disorders
8. Canadian Sikh Community Donates To Hospital Project In Canada
9. The “Enough Sleep” Project to study mechanism of sleep regulatin
10. NIH To Launch Two Major Gene and Disease Projects Soon
11. Food Grains Project To Tackle Malnutrition In India
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... While it’s often important to take certain medications during the night, finding them ... a solution. , She developed a prototype for MOTION LIGHT-UP PILL BOX to provide ... need to turn on a light when taking medication during the night, allowing the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, along with clinical associate ... primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases during the 15th Annual Women’s Health Conference. ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset Hills is proud ... and unique items from across the nation, this holiday-themed event will raise funds and ... the VNA. The boutique will be open Saturday, November 4 (10:00 a.m. – ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Talented host, actor Rob ... sciatica in a new episode of "Success Files," which is an award-winning educational ... and investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , Sciatica occurs when ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... for healthcare compliance program management, will showcase a range of technology and learning ... Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 at ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/22/2017)... 2017  As the latest Obamacare repeal effort moves ... (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) medical ... device industry is in an odd place.  The industry ... excise tax on medical device sales passed along with ... patients, increased visits and hospital customers with the funding ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... medical device company developing a non-invasive, robotically assisted, platform therapy that uses pulsed sound energy ... ... Jim Bertolina, PhD ... Tom Tefft ... executive Josh Stopek , PhD, who has led R&D and business development teams at ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... KALAMAZOO, Mich. , Sept. 18, 2017 ... , and OptiMed Specialty Pharmacy of Kalamazoo, ... offer a strategic hub service that expedites and streamlines ... personal spirometer, Spiro PD 2.0, and wellness management services.  ... is a medical device used to measure lung function ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: