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Understand differences between tests with genes used to treat cancer

Understand differences between tests with genes used to treat cancer

Expanded genetic tests for cancer can analyze from a set of dozens of genes to the entire genome of the patient. According to Professor María Estevez, coordinator of clinical oncology at ICESP (Cancer Institute of the State of São Paulo), the tests help to look for less common mutations in the tumor, which can be …

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Gas, fatigue and abdominal discomfort can be signs of pancreatic cancer

Gas, fatigue and abdominal discomfort can be signs of pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a cruel and stubborn killer that has so far defied the best efforts of medicine to have an early diagnosis and effective treatment. In November, he took the life of my friend Peter Zimroth, a 78-year-old New York public service attorney who most recently oversaw the partial deactivation of the Police Department’s …

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Hospital AC Camargo, a reference in cancer in SP, will no longer serve SUS patients

Hospital AC Camargo, a reference in cancer in SP, will no longer serve SUS patients

The AC Camargo hospital, with almost 70 years of tradition in the treatment of cancer in São Paulo, will stop serving SUS patients as of December, which should worsen access to these therapies in the capital of São Paulo. Currently, more than 3,000 people in the state are waiting for vacancies in Cacons (High Complexity …

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