Cancer-causing mutation discovered in 1982 finally target of clinical trials

In 1982, the gene TRK was shown to cause a small percentage of colon cancers. In 2013 and 2014, next-generation sequencing of tumor samples found fusions of the TRK family of genes in at least 11 tumor types, including lung, breast, melanoma and more. Now, a recent article in the journal Cancer…
Cancer-causing mutation discovered in 1982 finally target of clinical trials

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