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Some breats cancers respond poorly to various chemotherapeutics

 
  April, 3 2001 3:22
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Breast Cancer Patients with the Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene Are Poor Candidates for Some Chemotherapy Drugs


Researchers at Jefferson Medical College have found that alterations in a breast cancer susceptibility gene can change the effectiveness of certain chemotherapy drugs against the disease. The work highlights the new field of pharmacogenomic therapy, which has become increasingly important with the sequencing of the human genome and, it is hoped, will lead to improved cancer therapies.
Published: 3-27-2001
Media Only Contact: Steven Benowitz Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Phone: 215/955-6300


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