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Drs Chen & Imoukhuede join with WashU medical team to review sex differences in cancer

Sex differences in cancer is an area of urgent need, an excerpt from the review, Sex Differences in Cancer Mechanisms, co-authored by Drs Chen and Imoukhuede offers clear insight:

Males not only develop cancer more often but are also more likely to die from their disease. To date, sex differences have also been demonstrated in rates and patterns of metastasis, expression of prognostic biomarkers, and response to different types of therapies in several different cancer types. Despite this overwhelming evidence, sex differences have not been consistently considered when studying cancer, designing therapies, or constructing clinical trials.