Cancer treatments should depend on the type of tumor

PHARMACEUTICALS & BIOTECHNOLOGY EDITOR | July 10, 2018

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Traditionally, cancers have been treated according to the part of the body they are diagnosed in, like the breast, lungs, or bowel. But a new study from California’s Buck Institute for Research on Aging analyzed 33 cancer types and reclassified them into 28 molecular types, or ‘clusters’, based on the cell and genetic makeup of the cancers, and not where they originated.

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