Numerous Undiscovered Gene Alterations In Pancreatic And Brain Cancers Detected

Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 16:35 in Biology & Nature

Investigators have detected a multitude of broken, missing, and overactive genes in pancreatic and brain tumors, in the most detailed genetic survey yet of any human tumor. Some of these genetic changes were previously unknown and could provide new leads for improved diagnosis and therapy for these devastating cancers.

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