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Blood test could guide treatment for kidney cancer

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Texas_wedge
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A potentially valuable new development - typically, with this disease, apparently come up with by chance, while looking for something else!

http://www.dukehealth.org/health_library/news/blood-test-could-guide-treatment-for-kidney-cancer

matchframe
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Joined: May 2012

Thanks for posting this. I had wondered about detection and treatment plans using blood tests.

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sunlover_56
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Joined: Apr 2012

Thanks for sending that article, Tex.. Its always good read when it concerns advancements in the war against this cancer

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Texas_wedge
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It's on a different topic but is an article also illustrating the major advances being made and lateral thinking that could have a big payoff - one of the most impressive research-oriented ACOR list-members who keeps his ear very close to the ground has just posted this link

http://www.economist.com/node/21560236

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