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Study Reveals Huge Genetic Diversity In Cells Shed By Tumors

There are 1 comment on the MediLexicon story from May 8, 2012, titled Study Reveals Huge Genetic Diversity In Cells Shed By Tumors. In it, MediLexicon reports that:

The cells that slough off from a cancerous tumor into the bloodstream are a genetically diverse bunch, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have found.

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Gail Perry

Largo, FL

#1 May 8, 2012
This is validation for me because I agreed to so many different treatments, but here I am alive and healthy and no sign of a recurrence six years later, and I was at pretty high risk for a recurrence or spread.

We had a fellow who used to come in here all the time stating with GREAT certainty that there was a test to determine what one kind of treatment was best for a person. Clearly it's just not that simple.

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