1. Articles in category: Genetics

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    1. Shallow whole genome sequencing on circulating cell-free DNA allows reliable non-invasive copy number profiling in neuroblastoma patients.

      Shallow whole genome sequencing on circulating cell-free DNA allows reliable non-invasive copy number profiling in neuroblastoma patients.

      Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jul 14;:

      Authors: Van Roy N, Van der Linden M, Menten B, Dheedene A, Vandeputte C, Van Dorpe J, Laureys G, Renard M, Sante T, Lammens T, De Wilde B, Speleman F, De Preter K

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      Mentions: MYCN ATRX
    2. Combined epigenetic and differentiation-based treatment inhibits neuroblastoma tumor growth and links HIF2α to tumor suppression.

      Combined epigenetic and differentiation-based treatment inhibits neuroblastoma tumor growth and links HIF2α to tumor suppression.

      Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jul 10;:

      Authors: Westerlund I, Shi Y, Toskas K, Fell SM, Li S, Surova O, Södersten E, Kogner P, Nyman U, Schlisio S, Holmberg J

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      Mentions: Treatment MYCN
    3. Pediatric MATCH: Pan-FGFR Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor JNJ-42756493 in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Advanced Solid Tumors, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, or Histiocytic Disorders With FGFR 1/2/3/4 Mutations

      Conditions :   Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm;   FGFR1 Gene Mutation;   FGFR2 Gene Mutation;   FGFR3 Gene Mutation;   FGFR4 Gene Mutation;   Histiocytosis;   Recurrent Central Nervous System Neoplasm;   Recurrent Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma;   Recurrent Malignant Solid Neoplasm;   Recurrent Neuroblastoma;   Refractory Central Nervous System Neoplasm;   Refractory Malignant Solid Neoplasm;   Refractory Neuroblastoma;   Refractory Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma;   Stage III Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma;   Stage IV Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Interventions :   Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis;   Drug: pan-FGFR Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor JNJ-42756493;   Other: Pharmacological Study Sponsor :   National Cancer Institute (NCI) Not yet recruiting - verified June 2017

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      Mentions: Refractory
    4. Assessment of Anti-Tumor Cytotoxic Activity of Naturally Occurring Antibodies in Human Serum or Plasma.

      Assessment of Anti-Tumor Cytotoxic Activity of Naturally Occurring Antibodies in Human Serum or Plasma.

      Methods Mol Biol. 2017;1643:105-110

      Authors: Schwartz-Albiez R, Dill O

      Abstract A small percentage of the Western population carries antibodies in the peripheral blood, which are able to kill human tumors such as neuroblastoma or melanoma. Several observations indicate that these antibodies, preferentially of IgM isotype, belong to the class of naturally occurring antibodies.

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    5. Neuroblastoma in children: Update on clinicopathologic and genetic prognostic factors.

      Neuroblastoma in children: Update on clinicopathologic and genetic prognostic factors.

      Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2017 Jun 29;:1-21

      Authors: Ahmed AA, Zhang L, Reddivalla N, Hetherington M

      Abstract Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid tumor in childhood accounting for 8-10% of all childhood malignancies. The tumor is characterized by a spectrum of histopathologic features and a heterogeneous clinical phenotype.

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      Mentions: MYCN
    6. New research points to potential targeted treatments of neuroblastoma tumours

      New research points to potential targeted treatments of neuroblastoma tumours

      Genetic variations appear to pre-dispose children to developing certain severe forms of neuroblastoma, according to new research by the University of Chicago Medicine.

      The findings lay the groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for...

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      Mentions: MYCN
    7. Potential for more targeted treatments of neuroblastoma tumors

      Genetic variations appear to pre-dispose children to developing certain severe forms of neuroblastoma, according to new research. The findings lay the groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for particularly deadly variations of the cancer.

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      Mentions: MYCN
    8. New research points to potential for more targeted treatments of neuroblastoma tumors

      New research points to potential for more targeted treatments of neuroblastoma tumors

      ( University of Chicago Medical Center ) Genetic variations appear to pre-dispose children to developing certain severe forms of neuroblastoma, according to new research by the University of Chicago Medicine. The findings lay the groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for particularly deadly variations of the cancer.

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      Mentions: MYCN
    9. Genomic analysis-integrated whole-exome sequencing of neuroblastomas identifies genetic mutations in axon guidance pathway.

      Genomic analysis-integrated whole-exome sequencing of neuroblastomas identifies genetic mutations in axon guidance pathway.

      Oncotarget. 2017 May 23;:

      Authors: Li Y, Ohira M, Zhou Y, Xiong T, Luo W, Yang C, Li X, Gao Z, Zhou R, Nakamura Y, Kamijo T, Kaneko Y, Taketani T, Ueyama J, Tajiri T, Zhang H, Wang J, Yang H, Yin Y, Nakagawara A

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      Mentions: ALK
    10. AACR Publishes First Set of Screening Recommendations Emerging from Childhood Cancer Predisposition Workshop

      AACR Publishes First Set of Screening Recommendations Emerging from Childhood Cancer Predisposition Workshop

      ​PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has published its first set of consensus screening recommendations for children with common cancer predisposition syndromes in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the AACR. These recommendations emerged from the Childhood Cancer Predisposition Workshop held by the AACR Pediatric Cancer Working Group in October 2016.

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      Mentions: Imaging
    11. TERT-mediated and ATRX-mediated Telomere Maintenance and Neuroblastoma.

      TERT-mediated and ATRX-mediated Telomere Maintenance and Neuroblastoma.

      J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2017 Apr 27;:

      Authors: Duan XF, Zhao Q

      Abstract Neuroblastomas (NB) are one of the most common extracranial solid tumors in children, and they frequently display high heterogeneity in the disease course. With ongoing research, more information regarding the genetic etiology and molecular mechanisms underlying these contrasting phenotypes is being uncovered.

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      Mentions: MYCN ATRX
    12. HSD17B12 gene rs11037575 C>T polymorphism confers neuroblastoma susceptibility in a Southern Chinese population.

      HSD17B12 gene rs11037575 C>T polymorphism confers neuroblastoma susceptibility in a Southern Chinese population.

      Onco Targets Ther. 2017;10:1969-1975

      Authors: Zhang Z, Zou Y, Zhu J, Zhang R, Yang T, Wang F, Xia H, He J, Feng Z

      Abstract A previous genome-wide association study (GWAS) identified four genetic polymorphisms (rs1027702 near DUSP12, rs10055201 in IL31RA, rs2619046 in DDX4, and rs11037575 in HSD17B12 gene) that were associated with neuroblastoma susceptibility, especially for low-risk subjects. The aim of this study was to examine the association between these four polymorphisms and neuroblastoma susceptibility in a Southern Chinese population composed of 256 cases ...

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    13. Immunoassays for the quantification of ALK and phosphorylated ALK support the evaluation of on-target ALK inhibitors in neuroblastoma.

      Immunoassays for the quantification of ALK and phosphorylated ALK support the evaluation of on-target ALK inhibitors in neuroblastoma.

      Mol Oncol. 2017 Apr 22;:

      Authors: Tucker ER, Tall JR, Danielson LS, Gowan S, Jamin Y, Robinson SP, Banerji U, Chesler L

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      Mentions: ALK
    14. PARP inhibitors enhance replication stress and cause mitotic catastrophe in MYCN-dependent neuroblastoma.

      PARP inhibitors enhance replication stress and cause mitotic catastrophe in MYCN-dependent neuroblastoma.

      Oncogene. 2017 Apr 10;:

      Authors: Colicchia V, Petroni M, Guarguaglini G, Sardina F, Sahún-Roncero M, Carbonari M, Ricci B, Heil C, Capalbo C, Belardinilli F, Coppa A, Peruzzi G, Screpanti I, Lavia P, Gulino A, Giannini G

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      Mentions: MYCN
    15. Study finds more childhood cancer survivors would likely benefit from genetic screening

      Study finds more childhood cancer survivors would likely benefit from genetic screening

      WASHINGTON, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve percent of childhood cancer survivors carry germline mutations that put them or their children at increased risk of developing cancer, according to a landmark study presented today at the annual meeting of the American Association for...

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    16. Next-generation sequencing reveals germline mutations in an infant with synchronous occurrence of nephro- and neuroblastoma.

      Next-generation sequencing reveals germline mutations in an infant with synchronous occurrence of nephro- and neuroblastoma.

      Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2016 May;33(4):264-75

      Authors: Theruvath J, Russo A, Kron B, Paret C, Wingerter A, El Malki K, Neu MA, Alt F, Staatz G, Stein R, Seidmann L, Prawitt D, Faber J

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      Mentions: ALK
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