Colon Cancer Recurrence Detected by Genetic Test
A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Melbourne found that a specific genetic mutation, detected in DNA circulating in the blood, was associated with cancer recurrence among patients with stage 2 colon cancer. If validated, the test has the potential to help clinicians individualize cancer care by predicting which patients are candidates for added treatment.
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