Prostate cancer’s genetic code cracked

Scientists have unlocked the genetic secrets of prostate tumours. The breakthrough could transform the treatment of the disease which affects 35,000 men a year and kills more than 10,000.
Analysis of these ‘rearrangements’ revealed genes tied to the formation and growth of the disease. Drugs that target some of these genes are already in development and could offer new hope for prostate cancer patients. Read more…

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