July 2, 2014
Mayo Clinic Researchers Uncovered 31 Genes Key To Development Of Kidney Cancer
[ Read the Article: Researchers Reveal Treasure Trove Of Genes Key To Kidney Cancer ]
The study’s senior investigator, molecular biologist John A. Copland, Ph.D. and Mayo graduate student and lead author Christina von Roemeling talk about their latest discovery. A genomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common form of kidney cancer, from 72 patients has uncovered 31 genes that are key to development, growth and spread of the cancer, say researchers.
Credit: Mayo Clinic