Published in Cancer Weekly, May 5th, 1997
Their discovery of the gene for multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 1 (MEN1), is reported in the April 18 issue of the journal Science.
As a result of the discovery, doctors will soon be able to screen families at risk for MEN1 more easily and eliminate periodic blood tests for those with normal MEN1 genes. They hope to learn from MEN1 and its protein product, called menin, how endocrine tumors and cancers grow. The discovery...
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