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Mayo, UCSF Team Discovers Genomic Variant That Increases Risk of Brain Tumors

ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 22, 2012.  People who carry a "G" instead of an "A" at a specific spot in their genetic code have roughly a six-fold higher risk of developing certain types of brain tumors, a Mayo Clinic and University of California, San Francisco study has found. The findings, [...]

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Mayo Clinic Completes First Genome-wide Analysis of Peripheral T-cell Lymphomas

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 31, 2012.  Researchers at Mayo Clinic have completed the world's first genome-wide sequencing analysis of peripheral T-cell lymphomas, unlocking the genetic secrets of this poorly understood and highly aggressive cancer of the immune system. Andrew Feldman, M.D., a Mayo Clinic pathologist and Damon Runyun Clinical Investigator, [...]

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Mayo Clinic Launches Whole Genome Breast Cancer Study

ROCHESTER, Minn. — April 9, 2012.   The Breast Cancer Genome Guided Therapy Study (BEAUTY Project) will help physicians tailor chemotherapy to breast cancer patients based on their individual genomes and the genomes of their tumors. Mayo Clinic researchers will obtain three whole genome sequences: one from the patients' healthy cells before [...]

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