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What genes may trigger the development of clear cell ovarian cancer?

New research based on a mouse model of clear cell ovarian cancer has helped to identify two mutated genes -- ARID1A and PIK3CA -- whose interaction appears to trigger, then hasten, the development of the cancer. The model accurately portrays the disease as it occurs in humans, and is a potential route to better treatments and much-needed diagnostic screens.

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