Get your students searching for #cancer #mutations in #genetic #datasets. This #classroom activity demonstrates the journey from cancer #gene to targetted medicine. Worksheets to download via @yourgenome www.yourgenome.org/activities/braf-from-gene-to-cancer-therapy
Obituary to Yvonne Brill, Rocket Scientist, dead at 88. (The obit was amended to take out the lead to the story that she made 'beef stroganoff' - FFS). Find the obit in the NY Times March 30 2013 written by Douglas Martin - Direct pin to the article wasn't permitted.
Drug-Resistant Melanoma Treatment May Be Enhanced: Study - More than 8,000 Americans are killed each year by melanoma — the deadliest form of skin cancer. The presence of mutations in a gene known as the BRAF gene drives approximately 40 percent of advanced melanoma tumors. | RedOrbit/Nov 2013
Colorectal carcinoma is the most frequent type of bowel cancer and the second most common tumour disease among men and women in Germany. So-called microsatellite stable colorectal cancer with mutations in the BRAF gene represents a particularly aggressive form. The BRAF gene produces the enzyme B-Raf, ...