Researchers unlock mystery of aggressive kidney cancer

University of Texas| Wed Aug 09 16:01:08 EDT 2017
Researchers unlock mystery of aggressive kidney cancer

 A long-standing question across oncology is why the same cancer may be very aggressive in some patients but not in others. Researchers with the Kidney Cancer Program of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered how kidney cancer aggressiveness is determined. 

The team, led by Dr. Payal Kapur and Dr. James Brugarolas, previously showed that kidney cancers can be classified into those with mutations in the BAP1 gene and ....

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