Blood cancer awareness: a selection of research interest in the current literature

Every September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month raises awareness and understanding of blood cancers, supported by the charity Blood Cancer UK. The focus in 2022 was on highlighting the symptoms and signs of the various diseases that fall under the umbrella term of blood cancer. To complement this, Pathology in Practice Science Editor Brian Nation compiles a small selection of current research activity.

BCOR gene alterations in hematologic diseases

Sportoletti P, Sorcini D, Falini B. Blood 2021 Dec 16; 138 (24): 2455–68. doi: 10.1182/blood.2021010958.

The BCL6 corepressor (BCOR) is a transcription factor involved in the control of embryogenesis, mesenchymal stem cells function, haematopoiesis and lymphoid development.

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