Published in Cancer Weekly, October 20th, 1997
The researchers, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and Tohoku University School of Medicine in Japan, found the mutation in more than half the women they studied who had cancers of the endometrium.
Reporting in the October 1, 1997, issue of the journal Nature Genetics, they said 55 percent of 38 different endometrial tumors they tested had a mutation in the PTEN gene.
They said the PTEN gene (short for phosphatase and tensin homologue deleted on chromosome 10)...
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