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Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, And Broad Institute Study Finds Targetable Mutation In Rare Brain Tumor


1/13/2014 7:03:19 AM

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A team led by investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and the Broad Institute has found that a gene mutation associated with several types of cancer also may be responsible for a rare but debilitating brain tumor called papillary craniopharyngioma. Their discovery, reported online in Nature Genetics, could lead to new therapies for this currently hard-to-treat tumor.

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