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TAT as a biomarker to assess the risk of cancer

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SHORT TELOMERES HAVE BEEN SHOWN TO BE A RISK FACTOR FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF CANCER

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TAT as a biomarker to assess the risk of cancer

  1. 1. TAT AS A BIOMARKER TO ASSESS THE RISK OF CANCER
  2. 2. SHORT TELOMERES HAVE BEEN SHOWN TO BE A RISK FACTOR FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF CANCER BREAST OVARIAN UTERINE PROSTATE SKIN CANCERS Recent study by Harvard / Northwestern University suggest that telomere changes may predict cancer
  3. 3. DID YOU KNOW... SHORT TELOMERES IN PATIENTS WITH BRCA1/2 HAVE BEEN RELATED WITH BREAST CANCER DEVELOPMENT AT YOUNGER AGE THAN THOSE WITH LONGER TELOMERES TELOMERE ANALYSIS WILL HELP DETECT HIGH RISK INDIVIDUALS WITH SHORT TELOMERES ­ MORE FREQUENT CHECK­UPS AT AN EARLIER AGE IT IS SCIENTIFICTLY PROVEN THAT INDIVIDUALS WITH SHORT TELOMERES HAVE HIGHER PROBABILITY OF DEVELOPING SECONDARY CANCERS
  4. 4. SHORT TELOMERES CORRELATE WITH INCREASED CANCER INCIDENCE AND MORTALITY

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