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New CPoC grant awarded: GLOW – GLioblastoma targeted treatment Option maximisation by WGS

Oncode Institute has announced that the 13th grant within the Clinical Proof of Concept programme has been awarded. Oncode Investigator Edwin Cuppen (UMC Utrecht), in collaboration with clinicians Filip de Vos (medical oncologist at UMC Utrecht) and Marike Broekman (neurosurgeon at Haaglanden MC), will investigate the added value of whole genome sequencing on tumor tissue […]

20 July 2021

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ASCO 2021: Presentations about whole genome sequencing

At the congress of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) on 4-8 June 2021 researchers Kris Samsom and Luuk Schipper of the Dutch Cancer Institute (NKI) have presented their findings on whole genome sequencing.   In the poster presentation Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) is feasible in routine clinical care Kris Samsom of the Dutch […]

19 July 2021

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Measuring the effects of radiotherapy on cancer may open up avenues for treatment

Radiotherapy works by damaging the DNA of cancer cells. It’s an effective strategy overall, but many cancers have subsets of cells that are able to survive initial radiotherapeutic regimens by using DNA damage repair mechanisms. This often results in resistance to further radiation as cancerous growth recurs. A team led by Roel Verhaak analyzed patient […]

28 May 2021

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