Telomeres Might Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence
Telomeres are sections of DNA that tell an interesting story about lifespan. Shorter telomeres usually suggest a shorter life -- but new research by a Wilmot lung cancer expert shows that longer telomeres might be a promising biomarker for a recurrence of early stage lung cancer.
Along with the stethoscope and the tongue depressor, the reflex hammer is one of the objects most commonly associated with a visit to the physician’s office. Yet this decidedly low tech piece of medical equipment – which dates back to the 19th century – may hold the key to diagnosing one of the most complex neurological disorders.
6/12/2013 | 1 comment