MNX1 Gene May Account for Higher Prostate Cancer Occurence Among African-Americans

MNX1 Gene May Account for Higher Prostate Cancer Occurence Among African-Americans
Scientists have identified a gene, called MNX1, that may account for the increased incidence of prostate cancer among African-American patients, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer Research. The study, “MNX1 Is Oncogenically Upregulated in African-American Prostate Cancer,” supports the idea that certain genetic factors are responsible for differences in prostate cancer

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Joana brings more than 8 years of academic research and experience as well as Scientific writing and editing to her role as a Science and Research writer. She also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology in Coimbra, Portugal, where she also received her PhD in Health Science and Technologies, with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.

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