Non-coding DNA located outside chromosomes may help drive glioblastoma

From The Daily: A paper published yesterday in Cell could explain why drugs will often work for some cancer types, but not others. “We’ve been targeting the cancer-causing gene for therapy, but it turns out we should also think about targeting the switches that are carried along with it,” said co-senior author Peter Scacheri, PhD the Gertrude Donnelly Hess Professor of Oncology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and member of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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