Monthly Archives: October 2011

12 Oct 2011

Bordeaux’s Institut Bergonié twice approved

Source: sudouest.fr

This is the second official approval for the Institut Bergonié. The first dates back to October 2009, when the INCA (National Cancer Institute) decided that Bordeaux’s Institut Bergonié was to become a reference center for rare cancers in adults.

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12 Oct 2011

A research team at the Institut Bergonié discovers a genetic signature of great prognostic significance for sarcomas

Source: The Institut Bergonié website

In the study he carried out with the «Biology of sarcomas» team of INSERM Unit VINCO U 916 of the Institut Bergonié Frédéric Chibon, Biology Engineer, highlighted, in two batches of 183 and 127 tumoral samples, a signature of 67 genes, known as CINSARC (Complexity Index in Sarcoma), enabling better definition of sarcoma aggressiveness.

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