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CRISPR Clones Shed New Light on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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June 9, 2021
Researchers used the CRISPR-Cas9 tool to learn more about the function of the mutant p53 gene in triple-negative breast cancer. continue reading »

Table of Contents: Oncotarget’s Volume 12, Issue #12

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June 8, 2021
Read short summaries of the latest oncology-focused research published in this week’s issue of Oncotarget, Volume 12, Issue 12. continue reading »

Behind the Study: PRAME Associated with Increased Metastatic Risk

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June 7, 2021
Dr. Matthew G. Field discusses his 2016 study published by Oncotarget, entitled, “Epigenetic reprogramming and aberrant expression of PRAME are associated with increased metastatic risk in Class 1 and Class 2 uveal melanomas.” continue reading »

Special Collections by Oncotarget: Skin Cancer & Melanoma

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June 4, 2021
As the summer months begin, Oncotarget launches a new Special Collection of scientific publications directly related to skin cancer and melanoma research. BUFFALO, NY-June 4, 2021 – Skin cancer is a highly preventable cancer (in non-hereditary cases), due to a major risk factor being prolonged exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. However, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. Predictions show that one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70.  Melanoma of the skin is the most serious type of skin cancer due to its tendency to spread to… continue reading » continue reading »

Trending With Impact: Novel Urine Protein Biomarkers in Bladder Cancer

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June 3, 2021
Researchers from the University of Houston and UT Southwestern Medical Center conducted a study which aimed to screen urine for potentially useful protein biomarkers of bladder cancer. continue reading »