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Researchers ascertain why breast cancer survives chemotherapy, does not respond to immunotherapies

Researchers find out why breast cancer survives chemotherapy, does not respond to immunotherapy

PTI Washington, December 17 Researchers have found a reason why residual breast cancer survives chemotherapy and does not respond to immunotherapy, according to a study. Scientists at Tulane University in the United States have discovered for the first time how breast cancer persists after chemotherapy and why immunotherapies designed to eliminate remaining tumor cells by …

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Liquid biopsy can save colon cancer patients from chemotherapy

Liquid biopsy can save colon cancer patients from chemotherapy

CHICAGO – Early colon cancer patients who have been found circulating tumor DNA in their blood may need more aggressive treatment, but people who have a negative liquid biopsy seem safe to avoid chemotherapy – without an increased risk of recurrence, the researchers suggested. . About 28% of patients diagnosed with stage II colon cancer …

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ctDNA has been shown to be effective as a treatment decision tool for adjuvant chemotherapy in colon cancer

ctDNA has been shown to be effective as a treatment decision tool for adjuvant chemotherapy in colon cancer

Controlled approaches using circulating tumor DNA can reduce the number of patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy without the risk of reducing recurrence-free survival in some patients with stage II colon cancer. Controlled approaches using circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) may, according to the DYNAMIC Phase 2 study, reduce the number of patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy without the …

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