News tagged with mutated gene

Hormone-blocking drug reduces breast cancer risk

(AP) -- Millions of women at higher-than-usual risk of breast cancer have a new option for preventing the disease. Pfizer Inc.'s Aromasin cut the risk of developing breast cancer by more than half, without the side effects ...

dateJun 04, 2011 in Cancer
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The gene processes that drive acute myeloid leukaemia

Researchers have described how the most common gene mutation found in acute myeloid leukaemia starts the process of cancer development and how it can cooperate with a well-defined group of other mutations to cause full-blown ...

dateMar 27, 2011 in Cancer
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