Analyzing copies of genes offers new treatment possibilities for ovarian cancer

Posted by on February 15, 2017 12:40 pm
Categories: health

A team of researchers has developed a new tool to analyze an often overlooked aspect of cancer genetics — an alteration that results in the loss or gain in a copy of a gene. This change, known as somatic copy-number alterations, may be key to disease progression and might offer new therapeutic approaches for ovarian cancer and other malignancies.

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