Breast Cancer Genes: When the Sequence Is Not Enough

Few cancer genes are more notorious than the genes that cause familial breast cancer—BRCA1 and BRCA2. The New York Times described the cloning of BRCA1 in 1994 as "a genetic trophy so ferociously coveted and loudly heralded that it had taken on a near-mythic aura," but cautioned that since the gene was unexpectedly large, it might take at least a year before a diagnostic test could be developed from it. Read the full story »


Letting Sleeping Micrometastases Lie

A Cure for the Incurable?
Using the Body's Immune System to Treat Metastatic Cancers

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Small RNAs Play a Big Role in Cancer Biology

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Novel Interactions in Ubiquitylation and Tumorigenesis

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View the new 2009 CCR awards

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Understanding how TRAIL activates apoptosis in cancer cells

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Not All Made the Same

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Research Fellow Aaron Schetter, Ph. D., M.P.H.

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Staff announcements and new tenure-track scientists at CCR