Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, October 23rd, 1995
This defect in the human genetic blueprint passes from parent to child, causing tumors to develop within a family, the scientists from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, reported in the October 12, 1995, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
The study shows the need for doctors to watchdog patients with family medical histories of gene-linked cancers, particularly those with this constellation of cancers, the researchers said. "If high-risk people are identified, they can modify their...
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