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Using a multivariate regression analysis, it has been shown that people with a common genetic mutation have up to twice the risk of lung cancer as do people without the variation. References and Resources Yang P, Sun Z, Krowka M, et al. Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Carriers, Tobacco Smoke, Chronic...

Correlation with malignant high-grade PINs

Expression of Prostate Tumor Overexpressed-1 (PTOV1)

A recent study shows that malignant high-grade PINs have a greater expression of PTOV1 (prostate tumor overexpressed-1) compared with benign lesions, and as expression of PTOV1 decreased, so did the risk of malignant transformation. References and Resources Morote J, Fernandez S, Alana L, et al. PTOV1...
Saul E. Rivkin, MD, Founder of the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer, Medical Oncologist, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA, discusses the future of testing for early stage ovarian cancer. References and Resources De Leeuw JR, van Vliet MJ, Ausems MG. Predictors of choosing life-long...