Crucial Factors In Lymphoma Development And Survival Discovered

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 21:28 in Biology & Nature

Researchers have discovered an important factor in the development of B-cell lymphomas, one of the fastest growing forms of cancer. The B-cell receptor on the surface of B cells can cooperate with the MYC oncogene to accelerate the development of lymphomas. The research team also showed that disruption of signals from the B-cell receptor can inhibit growth of the tumors.

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