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The Future of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment: KU Cancer Center Oncologist Says It’s Personal
The Future of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment: KU Cancer Center Oncologist Says It’s Personal

A decade ago, the survival rate for pancreatic cancer hovered around five percent. Today, the five-year survival rate is 10 percent.

“We’ve moved into the double-digits,…

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KC Stem Cell Startup Delivers Gift of Time to Industry
KC Stem Cell Startup Delivers Gift of Time to Industry

In baseball, preparing for the first pitch requires a great deal of practice and builds on a spectacular amount of behind-the-scenes effort. Being a scientist is not much d…

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Saint Luke’s Clinical Trial Shows Improvements in Patients with Common Genetic Heart Condition
Saint Luke’s Clinical Trial Shows Improvements in Patients with Common Genetic Heart Condition

 Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute announced the results of a clinical trial that will impact patient care and improve quality of life for patients suffering fro…

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NextGen Offers New Possibilities for MU Researchers Addressing Health Disparities
NextGen Offers New Possibilities for MU Researchers Addressing Health Disparities

Loren Bauerband, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Sciences in the University of Missouri School of Health Professions, uses large data sets gathered from …

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Precision Therapeutics Research at Children’s Mercy Generates Knowledge, Hope
Precision Therapeutics Research at Children’s Mercy Generates Knowledge, Hope

The ability to harness genomic technologies to provide a more accurate diagnosis for diseases in children needs to be accompanied by treatments that are also tailored to th…

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KU Medical Center Expert Says Cystic Fibrosis Drug Changes the Game of Personalized Medicine
KU Medical Center Expert Says Cystic Fibrosis Drug Changes the Game of Personalized Medicine

If there’s one thing the COVID-19 epidemic has shown the world, it’s how differently people can be affected by the same disease. For some, the virus is a killer, and fo…

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Precision Medicine is Growing Fast. Can Hospitals and Clinicians Keep Pace?
Precision Medicine is Growing Fast. Can Hospitals and Clinicians Keep Pace?

In medical training, Nephi Walton recalled being taught to prepare to give grim news to parents of those born with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA): The rare disease has no tr…

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