Scientists study cancer that runs in families

05/23/2006 | Wall Street Journal, The

Scientists increasingly are studying the DNA of patients in families with inherited cancers in the hopes of determining genetic variations that make certain people susceptible to a particular cancer. Many family registries focus on common cancers -- such as lung, colon and breast cancers -- but other centers are beginning to study cancers considered to be rare and difficult to treat, such as pancreatic, kidney and stomach cancers.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Project Manager
Abiomed, Inc.
Danvers, MA
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs - International
Integra LifeSciences
Plainsboro, NJ
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Market Access Manager Electrophysiology HEOR (AEP) - 15000003NZ
Abbott
Menlo Park, CA
Sales Manager, Employer Programs
PartnerRe Health