MutaGene is a new, freely available resource for understanding the mutagenic factors contributing to tumor development.
Cancer arises from multiple changes in the DNA that can be caused by various extrinsic factors, such as sunlight and tobacco smoking, and intrinsic factors, such as the body’s own defense mechanisms fighting against viral infection or faulty DNA copying and repair molecular machinery. Knowing what factors contribute to the accumulation of mutations in a given cancer patient can be crucial for prognosis and identifying correct treatment.
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NCBI will be exhibiting at the ASCO Annual Meeting 2017 from June 2-6.
Exhibit Hall Booth #3046
ASCO attendees can get navigation tips and hands-on help with GTR and ClinVar submissions, take handout materials and meet with Adriana Malheiro, MS* at Booth #3046.
Saturday, June 3 – 9AM–5PM
Sunday, June 4 – 9AM–5PM
Monday, June 5 – 9AM–5PM
*Contact us to schedule a meeting with Adriana Malheiro, MS.
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