ICARE Social Media Post January 2020

New Gene: RABL3

About 10% of pancreatic cancers are thought to be the result of an inherited mutation. All of the genes that predispose patients to pancreatic cancers have not yet been discovered.

Recently, a new gene known as RABL3 was linked to pancreatic cancer. This gene may increase the risk of hereditary pancreatic cancer. Additional studies are needed to confirm this association.

Check it out at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31406347/

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