The Renegades of Cell Biology: Researchers Discover Why K-Ras Gene Mutations Prove So Deadly in Cancer
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The Renegades of Cell Biology: Researchers Discover Why K-Ras Gene Mutations Prove So Deadly in Cancer

Cells with a mutation in the gene called K-Ras—found in close to 30% of all cancers, but mostly those with worst prognosis, such as pancreatic cancer, colon cancer, and lung cancer—behave in ways that subvert the normal mechanisms of cell death, according to a cell-culture study by researchers from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah....

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