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New prostate cancer imaging shows real-time tumor metabolism

A UCSF research collaboration with GE Healthcare has produced the first results in humans of a new technology that promises to rapidly assess the presence and aggressiveness of prostate tumors in real time, by imaging the tumor’s metabolism.

This is the first time researchers have used this technology to conduct real-time metabolic imaging in… New prostate cancer imaging shows real-time tumor metabolism   



Single gene controls development of many forms of polycystic disease

A single gene is central in the development of several forms of polycystic kidney and liver disease, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in the June 19 issue of Nature Genetics.

The findings suggest manipulating activity of PKD1, the gene causing the most common form of polycystic kidney disease, may prove beneficial in reducing… Single gene controls development of many forms of polycystic disease   



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