Personal epigenetic ‘signatures’ found consistent in prostate cancer patients’ metastases

“As they evolve and grow, cancer cells acquire and maintain changes that enable them to continue thriving,” says Yegnasubramanian. “We know that cancer cells maintain and pass along genetic changes in the nucleus of cells across metastatic sites, and our research now shows that epigenetic changes also are maintained to nearly the same degree.”

via Personal epigenetic ‘signatures’ found consistent in prostate cancer patients’ metastases.

 

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