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Public Release: 10-Feb-2016
JAMA Oncology
Research uncovers more inherited genetic mutations linked to ovarian cancer
Previous research has established a link between genetic mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes to an increased risk of developing ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer in women. A recent publication documents the efforts of a team of researchers affiliated with the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) to determine if inherited genetic mutations other than BRCA1 and BRCA2 can also put a woman at risk of developing these diseases.

Contact: Susan McDonald
slmcdonald@wihri.org
401-681-2816
Care New England

Public Release: 10-Feb-2016
Circulation
Prostate cancer survivors' risk of heart disease studied
Vanderbilt's Cardio-oncology program is focusing on modulating the risk factors for cardiovascular disease in men, especially those receiving androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) to treat their prostate cancer.

Contact: Craig Boerner
craig.boerner@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-4747
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Public Release: 10-Feb-2016
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Scientists find leukemia's surroundings key to its growth
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that a type of cancer found primarily in children can grow only when signaled to do so by other nearby cells that are noncancerous.
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, American Cancer Society, NIH/Intramural Research Program

Contact: Christine Sinatra
christine.sinatra@austin.utexas.edu
512-471-4641
University of Texas at Austin

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Contact: Christine Sinatra
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