Project

Ovarian serous adenocarcinoma.

Other Cancer Projects

The McDonnell Genome Institute is involved in a number of other cancer sequencing projects.

Other Cancer Projects Details

  • Endometrial Cancer: Endometrial cancer affects the endometrium, the tissue lining a woman's uterus.
  • Esophageal Cancer: Esophageal cancer affects the esophagus, the muscular tube that moves food from the mouth to the stomach.
  • Gastrointestinal Adenocarcinoma: Gastrointestinal adenocarcinoma is a common form of cancer that affects the digestive system.
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme: This is the most common and aggressive type of brain tumor.
  • Multiple Myeloma: This cancer affects the white blood cells in the bone marrow. It is difficult to diagnose and is often an incurable form of cancer.
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome: This syndrome affects the blood cells and may lead to AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia).
  • Pancreatic: Pancreatic cancer is very difficult to treat and often fatal.
  • Prostate Cancer: Prostate cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer, if caught early.
  • Pilocytic Astrocytoma: This is often a benign brain tumor that may also be positive for a condition called Neurofibromatosis Type 1, which can predispose patients - often children - to cancer.
  • Prostate Cancer: Prostate cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer, if caught early.