Category Archives: nerve sheath tumour

Researchers identify cell-of-origin for plexiform neurofibroma tumours.

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have determined the specific type of cell that gives rise to large, disfiguring tumours called plexiform neurofibromas, a finding that could lead to new therapies for preventing growth of these tumours.  The opensource study is published in the journal Cancer Cell. This advance provides new insight into the steps that lead to tumour development and

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