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Genetic differences in Wilms tumor

Apr. 6, 2021—Unique somatic gene mutations may contribute to racial disparities in the incidence of Wilms tumor — the most common childhood kidney cancer.

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‘Docking stations’ on chromosomes new anti-cancer target

Mar. 26, 2015—Vanderbilt University researchers have discovered a cleft in a chromosome-binding protein that may hold the key to stopping most cancers in their tracks.

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New data mining method reveals cancer-driving genes

Jan. 22, 2015—Prospecting for genes that might be implicated in cancer, a Vanderbilt University Medical Center research team has struck pay dirt.

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Protein “pockets” help ID cancer genes

Nov. 11, 2014—Vanderbilt investigators have used a computational biology approach to uncover new cancer drivers and biomarkers of anticancer drug response.

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Cancer studies reveal new genetic variants

Apr. 4, 2013—The future of cancer is becoming clearer. And it’s not looking so good for cancer.

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