UW Today

September 9, 2013

Gene for most common childhood cancer identified

In children with this form of leukemia, damage to chromosome 9 removes part of a normal copy of the gene in question, and leaves the mutated copy unopposed.

March 19, 2013

Tenfold boost in ability to pinpoint proteins in cancer cells

New research offers a more comprehensive way to analyze a cell’s unique behavior, revealing patterns that could indicate why a cell will or won’t become cancerous.