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Genetic mutations in childrens’ tumors may help crack ‘code’ of incurable brain cancer

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, April 6, 2014 14:06 EDT
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Gene clue opens paths to treat child brain cancer (via AFP)

Genetic mutations found in brain tumours in children have opened up intriguing avenues to tackle this lethal form of cancer, researchers said on Sunday. Investigators found telltale mutations in a gene called ACVR1, which appears to play a role in a…

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