News Archive - 2011

News Archive - 2011

Research provides new kidney cancer clues

Research provides new kidney cancer clues

Gene is mutated in one in three patients with common form of renal cancer

The identification of a frequently mutated gene will provide new insights into the biology of the disease. This biological knowledge will be critical in the continued effort to improve treatment for renal cancer.

Punctuated evolution in cancer genomes

Punctuated evolution in cancer genomes

Chromosome crisis common in cancer causation

Remarkable new research overthrows the conventional view that cancer always develops in a steady, stepwise progression. It shows that in some cancers, the genome can be shattered into hundreds of fragments in a single cellular catastrophe, wreaking mutation on a massive scale.

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