MU Researchers Believe Discovery Could Lead to Testing that Displaces Colonoscopies

Mar 11th, 2014 | By | Category: CMP in the News

Predicting colon cancer in mice could eventually benefit humans

(Story originally posted by the University of Missouri News Bureau.)

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Nobody enjoys colonoscopies, including mice. University of Missouri researchers are excited about the potential of using genetic biomarkers to predict colon cancer caused by inflammation. A new method developed at the MU Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory (RADIL) could eventually lead to a method that might eliminate colonoscopies altogether.

Read the whole story at the University of Missouri News Bureau.

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