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Common genetic fusion event may be associated with low-risk prostate cancer

19:00 EST 9 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(American Association for Cancer Research) Establishing the way in which a genetic alteration called a TMPRSS2-ERG gene fusion forms in a prostate cancer, rather than the presence of the gene fusion itself, could help identify patients with prostate cancer with a low risk of spreading, which might determine the best course of treatment for the patient.

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