Gene Fusion Discovery May Lead To Improved Prostate Cancer Test

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 20:35 in Health & Medicine

A newly discovered gene fusion is highly expressed in a subset of prostate cancers, according to a new study. The findings may lead to more accurate tests for prostate cancer. The gene fusion biomarker may also represent an entirely new mechanism that cancer cells use to outgrow their healthy neighbors.

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