Parents favor genetic testing for melanoma in their children

Salt Lake City, Dec.21, 2010 — The vast majority of parents who tested positive for a genetic mutation that increases the risk of melanoma (the most serious form of skin cancer) support genetic testing of their children or grandchildren. Results of…

Mechanism behind demethylation pinpointed in APC gene mutants

Salt Lake City, September 17, 2010 — Colon cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States and causes more than 50,000 deaths each year. It has been known for some time that mutations in the APC gene occur in more than 85 percent of al…

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