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Mon, Sep 11 9:35am · Researchers identify gene in lung cancer development

Dr. Alan P. Fields (1)Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified a gene that promotes a major form of lung cancer.

“In this paper we demonstrated for the first time that Ect2 is required for tumor

formation in mice,” said Alan P. Fields, Ph.D., a cancer biologist at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, and senior author of the lung cancer paper.

Story original published at MayoClinc.Org Volume 6, Issue 2, 2017

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Tue, Apr 4 11:30am · Mayo Clinic Minute: Blood-based lung cancer test shows promise

In a new study by Mayo Clinic and the molecular diagnostics company Exact Sciences, a blood-based cancer test has shown high accuracy for detecting lung cancer at all stages.

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Full article posted April 4, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Minute

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Jul 25, 2011 · Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives

For many years, doctors have known that screening for certain cancers saves lives. Breast cancer and prostate cancer are two examples. Add lung cancer to that list. The National Lung Screening Trial results show screening people at high risk of lung cancer with CT scans lives.

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