JUL 12, 2016 08:53 AM PDT

The Link between Mutations and Cancer

WRITTEN BY: Xuan Pham
About the Author
  • I am a human geneticist, passionate about telling stories to make science more engaging and approachable. Find more of my writing at the Hopkins BioMedical Odyssey blog and at TheGeneTwist.com.
You May Also Like
OCT 18, 2019
Cancer
OCT 18, 2019
More younger people diagnosed with colorectal cancer
According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer, not including skin cancers. Now new research...
OCT 18, 2019
Cancer
OCT 18, 2019
Antibiotic use associated with bowel cancer
From 2000–2010, global consumption of antibiotics rose by 35% up to 70 billion doses each year. Although doctors are more cautious to prescribe antib...
OCT 18, 2019
Cancer
OCT 18, 2019
Gut fungi linked to pancreatic cancer
In a recent paper published in Nature paper, researchers from the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine in NYC report that gut fungi may be lin...
OCT 18, 2019
Cancer
OCT 18, 2019
Blood test to detect brain cancer
Research published recently in the journal Nature Communications, a new study details the potential of a blood test that is capable of identifying brain ca...
OCT 18, 2019
Cancer
OCT 18, 2019
New diagnostic tool for thyroid cancer
Thyroid cancer diagnoses have risen in the last thirty years from 6 per 100,000 to more than 14 per 100,000. That’s according to the Surveillance, Ep...
OCT 18, 2019
Cancer
OCT 18, 2019
Looking to the depths of the human genome to understand cancer
Have you ever heard of dark matter? No, I’m not talking about the dark matter of the universe – I mean the dark matter that lives within your g...
Loading Comments...