• Identifying genetic factors that lead to squamous cell carcinoma

    7 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Skin cancer is on the rise in the United States. Squamous cell carcinoma, the second most common form of cancer in the U.S., has the highest mortality rate of all non-melanoma skin cancers. In roughly two to five percent of patients, the disease will metastasize and spread throughout the body, making it difficult to treat.
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  • Unraveling the genetic causes of skin cancer

    7 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Medical researchers are helping to identify the genetic factors that lead to squamous cell carcinoma. In a new article, they show how the interaction between a cell signaling pathway called MET and a gene, Tpl2, contributes to skin cancer progression.
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