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XRCC1 as a Predictive Biomarker for Radiation Responsiveness in Patients with Prostate Cancer
OPPORTUNITY According to statistics from the American Cancer Society, in the United States, an estimated 54,000 (28,000 men and 26,000 women) will be diagnosed and about 43,000 people (22,000 men and 21,000 women) will die of pancreatic cancer in 2017. Pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3% of all cancers in the Unite States and about 7% of all ca...
Inventor(s): Eddie Reed
Category(s): Biomarkers, Cancer Therapeutics, Screening Tests, All Technologies
Inhibition of Gli1 Increases Sensitivity to Cisplatin
OPPORTUNITY Platinum-based anticancer agents are among the most widely used agents in clinical oncology. Nucleotide excision repair (NER) is the pathway through which platinum–DNA damage is repaired and, ERCC1 is a useful biomarker for the NER process in human cells. Understanding the molecular and pharmacological control of NER may allow for...
Inventor(s): Eddie Reed, Rajeev Samant
Category(s): Cancer Therapeutics, DNA Repair Therapeutics, All Technologies