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Too Much of a Bad Thing Is a Good Thing

Dosing Changes Can Forestall Resistance to Melanoma Drug

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
For an addict, melanoma cells can be pretty picky. About half of all melanomas result from mutations in the oncogene BRAF. Such tumor cells develop a so-called oncogene addiction, becoming dependent on BRAF for their survival.

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