• PRODIGY: personalized prioritization of driver genes

    8 days ago - By Oxford Journals

    AbstractMotivationEvolution of cancer is driven by few somatic mutations that disrupt cellular processes, causing abnormal proliferation and tumor development, while most somatic mutations have no impact on progression. Distinguishing those mutated genes that drive tumorigenesis in a patient is a primary goal in cancer therapy: Knowledge of these genes and the pathways on which they operate can illuminate disease mechanisms and indicate potential therapies and drug targets. Current research focuses mainly on cohort-level driver gene identification, but patient-specific driver gene...
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