News tagged with retinoblastoma

Possible new heritable marker for retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma is a pediatric eye cancer initiated by the loss or mutation of both copies of the retinoblastoma gene. Current evidence suggests that additional genetic alterations are required for retinoblastoma to become ...

Jan 26, 2010
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Cancer stem cells generated by cancer outgrowth

Scientists have discovered that growing mouse skin cells in spheres can lead to generation of cells with properties of cancer stem cells, even without genetic manipulation of stem cell genes. This unexpected finding, published ...

Apr 02, 2009
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