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Large Study Points to Similarities Between Endometrial and Ovarian Cancers
OCRF SAC member Doug Levine, MD has found similarities between endometrial and ovarian cancers.According to a large new study published May 2, 2013 in the prestigious journal Nature, researchers have found that endometrial tumors can be reclassified into distinct subtypes based partly on their genomic makeup, and may respond to targeted drugs already being tested in clinical trials.  Furthermore, they found that genomic alterations in uterine serous tumors—the most dangerous of the uterine lining-- share many features with high-grade serous ovarian cancer and basil-like breast cancers.This important study was un...
Source: OCRF News - May 2, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news