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Researchers Find How Two Cancer Genes Interact To Cause Malignancy

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February 26, 1999
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Duke University Medical Center
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Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have discovered how two cancer-causing genes can interact to transform normal cells into cancerous cells, adding further insight into the long-held theory that cancers require mutations in multiple genes.

DURHAM, N.C. -- Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have discovered how two cancer-causing genes can interact to transform normal cells into cancerous cells, adding further insight into the long-held theory that cancers require mutations in multiple genes.


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