Early Stage Colon Cancer Characterized By Inactivation Of Gatekeeper Gene, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and National University of Singapore's (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Study  
9/15/2008 7:57:07 AM

ScienceDaily (Sep. 13, 2008) — The absence or inactivation of the RUNX3 gatekeeper gene paves the way for the growth and development of colon cancer, Singapore scientists report in the Sept. issue of the journal Cancer Cell. Previous studies have shown that RUNX3 plays a role in gastric, breast, lung and bladder cancers.