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Trio of Studies Show that Gene Mutation, Tissue Location and Signaling Networks Drive Cancer Incidence and Severity

September 11, 2019

Kevin Haigis, PhDIn a trio of studies led by Kevin Haigis, PhD, Director, Cancer Genetics Program at the Cancer Research Institute at the Cancer Center at BIDMC, researchers demonstrated for the first time that cancer disease incidence and severity are influenced by both the specific type of KRAS mutation as well as by the tissue in which the mutation is located. These findings were published in Cancer Discovery, Cell Reports, and Cell Systems.

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