Discovery of New Class of Damage-Prone DNA Regions Could Lead to Better Cancer Treatments, National Cancer Institute Study

Published: Jan 25, 2013

Cancer is thought to arise from DNA damage at fragile sites in the genome. A study published by Cell Press on January 24th in the journal Cell reveals a new class of fragile sites that contributes to DNA alterations in a type of blood cancer called B cell lymphoma The findings could lead to the development of more effective treatments for B cell lymphoma and potentially other cancers.

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