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57 genes associated with prognostic outcome in testis cancer

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Testicular cancer is a rare type of cancer. Most testis cancers are curable, even at an advanced stage. The cancer can be divided into essentially two categories: Seminoma and Non-seminomatous germ cell tumors. Based on transcriptomics data and clinical metadata we have been able to determine 57 genes associated with either favorable or unfavorable prognosis in testis cancer...Read more


792 Genes Associated with Prognosis in Head and Neck Cancer

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Head and neck cancer arises in the epithelium of the nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, salivary glands, throat, or larynx. By using a systems level approach to analyze the head and neck cancer proteome based on clinical metadata and genome-wide transcriptomics data, 792 genes were found to be associated with prognostic outcome...Read more


347 Genes Associated with Prognosis in Thyroid Cancer

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Although thyroid cancer is fairly common, it has a relatively good prognosis compared to other cancers. Survival varies depending on type of thyroid cancer, with papillary carcinoma, the most common type, having the highest survival rate. By using a systems level approach to analyze the thyroid cancer proteome based on clinical metadata and genome-wide transcriptomics data, 374 genes were found to be associated with prognostic outcome...Read more


More Than 700 Genes Linked to Prognosis in Cervical Cancer

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Cervical cancer is the third most common cancer type in women worldwide. Screening programs have contributed to decreased mortality, however, cervical cancer remains a major cause of cancer-related death among women in countries with limited access to screening. By using a systems level approach to analyze the cervical cancer proteome based on clinical metadata and genome-wide transcriptomics data, 724 genes were found to be associated with prognostic outcome...Read more


The Human Protein Atlas – the story

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In an article in "Onkologi i Sverige" (Swedish) Prof. Fredrik Pontén has written an article on the history, background and development of the Human Protein Atlas project. General strategies and historic milestones are described as well as an update of the current status of the three main parts of the current version of the Human Protein Atlas; the Normal Tissue Atlas, the Cell Atlas and the recent Pathology Atlas.

Read the full article (in Swedish)...Read more