by Troy Moore on August 10th, 2020
A mere decade or so after Watson and Crick discovered the double-helix structure of DNA, scientists established the existence of both coding and noncoding DNA, the latter of which doesn’t code for amino acids. Perhaps a bit prematurely, noncoding DNA was coined “junk DNA” as experimenters, at the time, could not find an obvious purpose for this presumably excess DNA. Fast-forward 50 years into the future, and it appears that at least some “junk DNA” isn’t so junky after all. Recently, a...
by Troy Moore on August 3rd, 2020
Liver cancer is the most common type of cancer in some sub-Saharan and Southeast Asian countries. While liver cancer is much less common in the...
by Dave Dubin on July 28th, 2020
Patients with Lynch syndrome are unique in that Lynch syndrome is very prevalent, but still receives little notoriety. Lynch originally was termed...
by Troy Moore on July 14th, 2020
A cancer diagnosis is often a devastating experience for a patient and their family. Multiple cancer diagnoses in the same family are no exception,...
by Troy Moore on July 6th, 2020
Colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, with the exclusion of skin cancers. The lifetime risk of disease...