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Public Release: 1-Oct-2015
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Genes of colon cancer recurrence differs among blacks, whites and Asians, Mayo Clinic study finds
The genetic makeup of colon cancer tumors and survival rates for patients with the disease differ by race, according to a study from researchers at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, published in the Oct. 2015 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Contact: Joe Dangor
Mayo Clinic

Public Release: 1-Oct-2015
18th ECCO - 40th ESMO European Cancer Congress
Gene therapy doubles survival in recurrent glioblastoma
An experimental gene therapy essentially doubled the overall survival of patients with recurrent glioblastoma compared to the current standard of care, a researcher said Oct. 1 at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Contact: Will Sansom
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Public Release: 1-Oct-2015
JAMA Oncology
Study finds gaps in clinical genetic counseling services for women undergoing BRCA testing
A University of South Florida-led research collaboration with Aetna, the American Cancer Society and the national non-profit Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered today published results from a national study identifying factors and outcomes associated with the use of genetic counseling and testing services for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in the community setting. The work indicates a significant opportunity to increase genetic counseling in community care.
Aetna Foundation, USF, Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, Inc (FORCE), American Cancer Society

Contact: Anne DeLotto Baier
University of South Florida (USF Health)

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Contact: Reto Caluori
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Contact: Peter Tarr
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Contact: Tiffany Trent
Virginia Tech

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