Scientists discover biomarkers that could give cancer patients better survival estimates

Posted by on June 9, 2016 10:47 am
Categories: health

Cancer patients often ask doctors how long they have to live, but how precise are doctors’ answers? A new statistical method applied to six types of cancer is likely to result not only in more accurate survival estimates, but also to enable scientists to determine which genetic sequences can be lethal and which are harmless.

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