News tagged with dna mutations

New mutations driving malignant melanoma discovered

Two new mutations that collectively occur in 71 percent of malignant melanoma tumors have been discovered in what scientists call the "dark matter" of the cancer genome, where cancer-related mutations haven't ...

Jan 24, 2013
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Gene in eye melanomas linked to good prognosis

Melanomas that develop in the eye often are fatal. Now, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report they have identified a mutated gene in melanoma tumors of the eye that appears ...

Jan 16, 2013
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Existing drugs may help more breast cancer patients

More patients can benefit from highly effective breast cancer drugs that are already available, according to DNA sequencing studies by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis ...

Dec 07, 2012
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