News tagged with nf1 gene

New clues identified in childhood cancer syndrome

Children with the inherited cancer syndrome neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) are prone to developing brain and nerve tumors as well as myriad other medical problems, including autism, epilepsy and bone defects.

Mar 31, 2016
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Many causes for learning lags in tumor disorder

(Medical Xpress)—The causes of learning problems associated with an inherited brain tumor disorder are much more complex than scientists had anticipated, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis ...

Dec 21, 2012
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