Prostate Cancers Linked to Radiation Exposure Carry Mutation Signatures, Study Finds

Prostate Cancers Linked to Radiation Exposure Carry Mutation Signatures, Study Finds
Researchers exploring genetic changes caused by ionizing radiation were able, possibly for a first time, to identify characteristic patterns of DNA mutations in prostate cancer. These patterns may help physicians in identifying tumors caused by exposure to radiation, and in determining if particular treatments are suitable for them. The study, “Mutational signatures of ionizing radiation in second malignancies,” published

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