Latest BRAF Stories
For many years, patients with advanced thyroid cancer faced bleak prospects and no viable treatment options.
Scientists at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) today announced the discovery that a gene encoding an enzyme, phosphoinositide-dependent kinase-1 (PDK1), plays an essential role in the development and progression of melanoma.
A person’s hair color and skin tone is determined by their skin pigment. This pigment is influenced by the melanocortin-1 (MC1R) gene receptor. For the world’s redheads – one to two percent of the population – their coloration is accounted for by a mutation in MC1R.
Brain cancer is the primary cause of cancer mortality in children.
Mount Sinai dermatologists say skin cancer can be successfully treated if caught early. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 In an effort to detect and prevent
In 2 large studies, the association between aspirin use and risk of colorectal cancer was affected by mutation of the gene BRAF, with regular aspirin use associated with a lower risk of BRAF-wild-type colorectal cancer but not with risk of BRAF-mutated cancer, findings that suggest that BRAF-mutant colon tumor cells may be less sensitive to the effect of aspirin.
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