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  • UCSF scientists have discovered how a mutated gene known as Kras is able to hijack mouse cells damaged by pancreatic cancer cells.

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  • In experiments in living mice, the team discovered that if p53 is disabled in immature blood-cell "precursors" in which a mutation in a gene called Kras is also present, a built-in braking mechanism fails to engage and the cells proliferate out of control.

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  • Oliver and her colleagues set out to study cisplatin resistance in mice with a mutation in a gene called Kras, which leads the animals to develop lung cancer.

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  • a gene called Kras is also present, a built-in braking mechanism fails to engage and the cells proliferate out of control.

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  • London: 1997; “Scratch (Kras)” Theatre in Translation.

    Judith Herzberg.

  • Curtailing use of Erbitux -- which costs nearly $4,000 at the dose needed at the start of treatment and about $2,500 in weekly treatments -- in patients with a Kras gene mutation could save the health-care system tens of millions of dollars or more, according to Veena Shankaran, an oncology fellow at Northwestern University School of Medicine and an author of a study whose complete data will be presented this week.

    Erbitux Gene Test Backed

  • Amgen said it believes the Kras data warrant a Vectibix label change.

    Erbitux Gene Test Backed

  • One-third or more of colorectal patients have tumors with the Kras mutation, though exact estimates vary, according to the researchers.

    Erbitux Gene Test Backed

  • The preliminary recommendation by the American Society of Clinical Oncology stems from research suggesting that metastatic colorectal cancer patients who have a mutation of the Kras gene don't benefit from certain antibody treatments that inhibit epidermal growth factor receptors.

    Erbitux Gene Test Backed

  • Skocjan Caves Regional Park (45°49'59. 88 "N, 14°20'60. 00" E) is a World Heritage Site which lies on the Kras plateau of southwest Slovenia 13 kilometers (km) east of Trieste.

    Skocjan Caves Regional Park, Slovenia

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