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  • Hereditary Kidney Cancer Program

    Yale Cancer Center has established a Hereditary Kidney Cancer Program to both assist in determining if there is a genetic predisposition to kidney cancer and to help to limit resulting complications.

    Source: Yale School of Medicine
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  • Enzyme mutations may protect against vascular thrombosis and stroke

    Yale researchers have identified the mechanism behind a molecular variation that reduces risk of stroke in children with sickle cell anemia. The molecular variation was recently identified but not understood due to a limited grasp of the gene’s role in hemostasis — the stopping of bleeding. These new findings open a path for the development of novel drugs that may prevent stroke, particularly in children with sickle cell anemia who are at risk of this devastating complication.

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