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Latest Tumor suppressor genes Stories

2013-02-25 13:38:04

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a new so-called pseudogene that regulates the tumor-suppressing PTEN gene.

2013-02-12 14:01:58

A 23andMe study of consumers' reactions to genetic testing found that even when the tests revealed high-risk mutations in individuals, those individuals had few negative reactions to the news.

2013-02-05 10:28:21

Surprising result suggests that enhancing these mutations’ impact could offer a new way to treat cancer.

Breast Cancer Mutation Linked To Early Onset Menopause
2013-01-30 09:42:51

Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) recently conducted a study that showed a significantly earlier onset of menopause for women who inherited a mutation in one of the breast cancer susceptibility gene (BRCA) genes.

2013-01-14 10:36:16

It is perhaps impossible to overstate the importance of the tumor suppressor gene p53.

2012-12-13 12:26:27

Researchers at Michigan State University have discovered a protein that does its best work with one foot in the grave.

2012-12-11 21:46:12

A new study sheds more light on how an anti-aging gene suppresses cancer growth.

2012-12-03 13:47:06

The causes underlying the development of certain types of common cancers have not yet been elucidated.

2012-11-29 14:32:03

The combined loss of two tumor suppressor genes was shown to be strongly associated with progression of DCIS to invasive breast cancer.

2012-11-15 12:37:11

An animal study conducted by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center raises questions about the consequences of diet — specifically glucose, the plant-based sugar that fuels cell life — on increased activity of an oncogene that drives tumor growth.


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