Genome sequencing reveals driving mutations behind common brain tumor

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Large-scale genomic sequencing has identified two DNA mutations that appear to drive about 15 percent of brain tumours known as meningiomas, a finding that could lead to the first effective drug treatments for the tumours, report scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute.

View the original article here: Genomic Sequencing Reveals Mutant ‘Drivers’ of Common Brain Tumour

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