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Skin cancer causing fusion gene identified

By November 1, 2015 No Comments

Fusion genes are hybrid genes formed as a result of gene rearrangement or mutation. They can be used to develop more effective treatments for cancers that express their own particular type of fusion gene. Researchers now have revealed a new fusion gene related to cutaneous angiosarcoma, a malignant form of skin cancer with a very poor survival rate. Its discovery will help to improve diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.

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