Kidney cancer is one of the most common cancers occurring in 1-2% of individuals in their lifetime.
- January 16, 2014Source: Yale School of Medicine
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.
- January 06, 2014
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.