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Researchers: Specific gene could predict colon cancer outcomes
JUN 21, 2016

The study focuses on the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC), a gene that has long been considered the gatekeeper in the development of colon cancer.
 
 

Those studying and treating colon cancer will have a new way of looking at the disease thanks to research results from a study led by Dr. Timothy J. Yeatman, President and Director of Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

The study, published in medical scientific journal “Nature Communications” in June, entitled “A multigene mutation classification of 468 colorectal cancers reveals a prognostic role for APC,” focuses on the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC), a gene that has long been considered the gatekeeper in the development of colon cancer.

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Grant helps all women screen to be cancer free
JUN 1, 2016

The Cancer Association of Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties, Inc. awarded a $25,000 grant to the Mammography Assistance Program at Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health.
 

Early detection of breast cancer is crucial to successful treatment, but some women aren’t able to afford yearly mammograms. Through Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s (SRHS) Mammography Assistance Program at Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health, women can make their health a priority.

The Cancer Association of Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties, Inc. recently awarded a $25,000 grant to the assistance program.

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