Genetic screening could help men with prostate cancer find better treatments — and alert family members to their own cancer risk
July 6, 2016
| By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service
A new study shows men with metastatic prostate cancer are five times likelier to harbor inherited mutations in BRCA1/2 and other DNA-repair genes than the general population, irrespective of age or family history of prostate cancer.
How a single alteration in fundamental cellular machinery drives blood diseases and cancers
May 11, 2015
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Researchers have now uncovered how a single mutation can trigger myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, a disorder akin to leukemia in which the bone marrow overproduces some blood cell precursors but can’t convert them to healthy blood cells.
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