Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Potential New Biomarker Panel for Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Lung cancer diagnosis typically involves a physical examination, imaging and procedures such as a bronchoscopy or a biopsy to obtain samples. Pathologists analyze tumor specimens to determine cancer histology and conduct molecular testing to identify specific gene mutations and rearrangements. This information helps clinicians identify the best therapy for each individual.

Dr. Maria Uribarri and her […]

By |January 15th, 2016|Lung Cancer|0 Comments

Combining Biomarkers with Risk Factors to Predict Coronary Artery Disease

Although cardiovascular risk factors such as increased age, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, smoking and dyslipidemia are well known, they do not accurately predict the risk of coronary artery disease. A Korean research group led by Sunsoo Cho1 evaluated whether adding additional biomarkers to these conventional risk factors would increase their ability to predict coronary artery disease.

This […]

By |January 1st, 2016|Cardio Vascular Disease|0 Comments