Cancer: Tumours outside the mutation box

Cancer: Tumours outside the mutation box

Nature 506, 7489 (2014). doi:10.1038/nature13061

Authors: Rogier Versteeg

Analyses of ependymoma brain tumours reveal a gene rearrangement in one subtype, but no DNA mutations in two others, suggesting that mechanisms for cancer initiation are broader than is typically thought. See Articles p.445 & p.451