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Changes to Cartilage Linked to Bone Cancer Offers a Possible New Diagnostic Approach, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Study



6/17/2013 8:07:45 AM

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For the first time, researchers from The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and UCL Cancer Institute, have linked a gene central to the production of cartilage, COL2A1, to the development of a common type of bone cancer. Their discovery may act as an important way to diagnose this type of cancer in the future, improving patient care.

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