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Scientists discover 27 genes that could halt cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Honor Whiteman From: From an analysis of more than 2,000 tumors spanning 12 types of human cancer, scientists have identified 27 new genes that could stop the disease in its tracks. The discovery of these genes could open the door to much-needed personalized treatments for cancer, say the researchers. First study author Jonas Demeulemeester, of the Francis Crick …