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Novel Approach to Treat Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

In new research, scientists have tested a new precision medicine approach –OncoTreat therapy— to treat metastatic pancreatic cancer. Using the new approach, the team studied the RNA; the tissue-specific copy of a cancer cell’s DNA, rather than the DNA itself. This will give a much more accurate picture of the genetic programs operating inside a tumor that enable its survival.

A Borrowed Tool from HIV To Block Rheumatic Heart Disease

A study includes that Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, along with investigators and clinicians based in Uganda, borrowed an HIV/AIDS innovation to seek inroads against rheumatic heart disease in sub-Saharan Africa. They have been advanced in Africa over the past 15 years to improve care for millions suffering from the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcome.