Saturday, February 26, 2011

Newly Discovered Biomarker Predicts Cancer Growth



VOAVideo: Newly Discovered Biomarker Predicts Cancer Growth

One of the most common questions cancer patients ask their doctors is: has the disease been contained or will it spread. A recent study by U.S. and Chinese researchers may help provide clues. The scientists examined genetic material from certain cancerous tumors and found that when high levels of a particular protein were present, there was a strong likelihood that these cancers would spread within two years.

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