Researchers identify gene in lung cancer development

Sep 11, 2017 | Mayo Clinic Chest Surgery Team | @mayoclinicchestsurgeryteam

Dr. Alan P. Fields (1)Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified a gene that promotes a major form of lung cancer.

"In this paper we demonstrated for the first time that Ect2 is required for tumor

formation in mice," said Alan P. Fields, Ph.D., a cancer biologist at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, and senior author of the lung cancer paper.

Story original published at MayoClinc.Org Volume 6, Issue 2, 2017

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