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Epigenetics Lung Cancer Trial 30% of patients showed benefit; Epigenetic Therapies, changing a gene and how cancer cells acts - CBSNEWS (2 video)

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The money raised in 2008's Stand Up To Cancer campaign has already been put to work creating a dream team of doctors developing cutting-edge research in the fight against cancer. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on a revolutionary approach to fighting cancer called "Epigenetic Therapies."

- Epigenetic Therapies, Epigenome.
- Lung cancer for a patient had spread to liver and he signed up for experimental treatment at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center that switches genes on/off .
- Epigenetic drugs do not try to kill the cancer cells, they try to change their behavior.
- Epigenetics Lung Cancer Trial 30% of patients showed benefit.



Cancer Fighting Dream Team
September 10, 2010 3:41 PM

The money raised in 2008's Stand Up To Cancer campaign has already been put to work creating a dream team of doctors developing cutting-edge research in the fight against cancer. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on a revolutionary approach to fighting cancer called "Epigenetic Therapies."

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6854630n&tag=mg;health

 

 

 

 

Preview: Stand Up To Cancer's Advanced Research
September 10, 2010 11:22 AM

Dr. Jon LaPook previews tonight's CBS Evening News special report on "Stand Up To Cancer" with a story on a new cutting edge research method that is providing hope for cancer patients.

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6853922n&tag=mg;health