5 years ago

Cancer: Bad blood promotes tumour progression

Catriona Jamieson

Mutations that drive the abnormal expansion of progenitor subpopulations of blood cells are known to cause leukaemia. A genetic analysis reveals that these clonal blood stem-cell mutations are also common in people who have solid tumours.

Publisher URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/549465a

DOI: 10.1038/549465a

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