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Gene of the month: KRAS
  1. Runjan Chetty1,
  2. Dhirendra Govender2
  1. 1 Department of Cellular Pathology and Nuffield Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, Oxford University Hospitals Trust and University of Oxford University, Oxford, UK
  2. 2 Division of Anatomical Pathology, University of Cape Town and National Health Laboratory Service, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
  1. Correspondence to Professor Runjan Chetty, Department of Pathology, 11th floor, Eaton wing, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Canada M5G 2C4; runjan.chetty{at}


This is a general overview of KRAS, its structure and role in pertinent cancers. Also its role in determining adjuvant therapy is discussed.

  • Genetics
  • Molecular pathology
  • Cancer

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