Cancer Genetics

New possibilities for treatment of breast cancer arise, with the help of mathematics

A means of reprogramming a flawed immune response into an efficient anti-tumoral one was brought to light by the results of a translational trial relating to breast cancer. Thanks to the innovative combination of mathematical modelization and experimentation, only 20 tests were necessary, whereas traditional experimentation would have required 596 tests to obtain the same …

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National Cancer Institute Live Tweets Ken Burns Cancer Documentary Finale

On April 2nd, the finale to Ken Burns’ documentary “Cancer: The Emperor of Maladies” aired.  The good people at the NCI live tweeted the documentary, sharing through twitter some of the great information, and very best tidbits of the movie.  Here are a few of the best tweets about this film chalked full of incredible …

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