Probable Biomarkers for Squamous Cell Carcinoma

by Ann Samuel on  January 10, 2007 at 5:18 PM Research News
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Probable Biomarkers for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Genetic alterations have been found to be to be associated with the development of skin cancers related to smoking.

These cancers; squamous cell carcinomas(SCC), are seen in the head and neck area. Charis Eng of the Genomic Medicine Institute at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and colleagues hope their research published in JAMA will help identify gene biomarkers which can give a clinical outcome as well as help treat the disease.

Source: Eurekalert
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