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Scripps Florida scientists find genetic mutations linked to salivary gland tumours.

Research conducted at  The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has discovered links between a set of genes known to promote tumour growth and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, an oral cancer that affects the salivary glands. The discovery could help physicians develop new treatments that target the cancer’s underlying genetic causes.  The research, published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows

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