It's a discovery experts say is a big advance they hope will help find a treatment for leukemia. Scientists have produced the first analysis of a gene from a cancer patient.Acute meyloid leukemia is diagnosed in about 13,000 Americans every year. Treatment hasn't changed much in 20 years, mostly because the genetic picture was incomplete.
But a new discovery of the cancer genome has revealed 8 new genes, and researchers hope the new genes may give them more ways to attack leukemia in the future. - Get more L.A. breaking news, weather, traffic and sports - Have a news tip? Send your tips, video, or pictures