Scientists observed that different cancers undergo the same genetic mutations at similar stages of evolution, the findings could become part of an ‘evolutionary rule book’ which would theoretically enable the prediction and prevention of cancer’s next evolutionary move.
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UCL Cancer Institute
A new method to reactivate 'tumour suppressor' genes switched off by cancer cells could lead to new targeted biotherapies for cancer.
Scientists have found that unstable chromosomes within lung tumours increases the risk of cancer returning after surgery, and have used this new knowledge to detect relapse long before standard testing.