Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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Blood Protein Biomarkers for Detection of Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer is a major cause of cancer-related morbidity and mortality in developed nations, causing more than 600,000 deaths worldwide every year. While early detection of localized colorectal ...
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Michael Sussman, William Dove, Melanie Ivancic, Jennifer Pleiman, Edward Huttlin, Perry Pickhardt, Xiaodi Chen, Amy Irving, Adrian Hegeman, Mark Reichelderfer, Gregory Kennedy | P150077US02

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Biomarkers for Detecting Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men, causing more than 27,000 deaths every year. An estimated one man in seven will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. ...
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David Jarrard, Bing Yang | P130258US03

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Detecting Ovarian Cancer and Risk

Ovarian cancer is the most fatal gynecological cancer, killing 15,000 women in the Unites States every year. The overall five-year relative survival rate for women with ovarian cancer is 46 percent. T...
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Halcyon Skinner, Gary Schwartz | P130052US03

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Early Detection of Hemangiosarcoma and Angiosarcoma

Of the approximately 65 million domestic dogs in the United States, between 1.5 and 2.5 million will contract canine hemangiosarcoma, an incurable tumor of the cells that line blood vessels. Death usu...
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Stuart Helfand, Jaime Modiano | P05078US02

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Prostate Cancer and Melanoma Screening

Almost 200,000 men in the United States develop prostate cancer each year. More than 60,000 people develop melanoma. Early diagnosis is key to survival because the best treatment and prognosis for the...
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Douglas McNeel, Edward Dunphy, Jason Dubovsky, Luke Hoeppner | P06004US

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hMREII Antiserum for the Detection of DNA Damage

DNA damage occurs in organisms as a result of exposure to environmental chemicals and radiation. Failure to repair this damage can lead to tumor formation and cancer. Although a gene has been found in...
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John H. J. Petrini | P95198US

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