Tag: CDKN2A

A genomic mutation spectrum of collecting duct carcinoma in the Chinese population

This article was originally published here BMC Med Genomics. 2022 Jan 3;15(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s12920-021-01143-2. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Renal collecting duct carcinoma (CDC) is a rare and lethal subtype of renal cell carcinoma (RCC). The genomic profile of the Chinese population with CDC remains unclear. In addition, clinical treatments are contradictory. In…

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Characterization of Blood- Based Molecular Profiling in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Introduction Most cases of pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PDAC) are diagnosed in the metastatic or locally advanced stage. It is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States,1,2 with a 5-year overall survival (OS) around 10% in this country2 despite years of research and therapeutic development. For those patients…

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Prognostic Biomarkers Identified for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Using Whole Genome Sequencing

Possible biomarkers for prognosis and clinical outcomes were identified, through the use whole exome sequencing and RNA sequencing, as therapeutic targets for patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), according to a recent study. The study, published in Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology, also reconfirmed genomic landscapes, major driver mutations, and…

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Dual Targeting of CDKN2A and PIK3CA May Offer Better Outcomes in Urothelial Carcinoma

Genomic testing varies in the academic and community setting. For community settings, commercial panels are available. However, academic settings have access to tools that provide a more comprehensive views of the genome. Investigators used patient-derived UC organoid (PDO) harboring FGFR3, PIK3CA, and CDKN2A mutations. Dose-response curves of alpelisib (Piqray), abemaciclib…

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