Glycosylation in colorectal cancer (GlyCoCan)

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Colorectal cancer is a life threatening disease affecting the large bowel. Improved diagnostic methods could notably increase the chance of a disease-free life due to a timely diagnosis followed by effective, personalized treatment. Glycocan is a network focused on Colorectal Cancer research which connects 13 PhD students and their experienced mentors all across Europe. By investigating the role of glycans (complex carbohydrates present on human cells including cancer) they are paving the way for precision medicine in the field of oncology.

Period25 Oct 2018

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  • TitleGlycosylation in colorectal cancer (GlyCoCan)
    Duration/Length/Size5.36
    CountryNetherlands
    Date25/10/2018
    DescriptionColorectal cancer is a life threatening disease affecting the large bowel. Improved diagnostic methods could notably increase the chance of a disease-free life due to a timely diagnosis followed by effective, personalized treatment. Glycocan is a network focused on Colorectal Cancer research which connects 13 PhD students and their experienced mentors all across Europe. By investigating the role of glycans (complex carbohydrates present on human cells including cancer) they are paving the way for precision medicine in the field of oncology
    Producer/AuthorGlyCoCan
    PersonsThanos Blanas