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  • Posted: 01/28/2005
  • Reviewed: 09/01/2006

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Detecting the Troublemakers

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The challenge for cancer detection and diagnosis is to locate the renegade genes and proteins--the deranged, defective, and dominating molecules--that hijack communication in once-normal cells. This requires opening the cell and analyzing the biomolecules inside. The earlier this detection and diagnosis can occur, the better.

Detecting the Troublemakers