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ba0005p118 | Cancer and bone: basic, translational and clinical | ECTS2016

Menin is a tumor suppressor in bone -- a novel benign jaw tumor mouse model

Lee Sooyeon , Liu Peng , Tschaffon Miriam , Tasdogan Alpaslan , Wittig Rainer , Frappart Lucien , Knoll Jeanette , Bertolino Philippe , Zhang Chang , Tuckermann Jan

Benign jaw tumors including ossifying fibroma (OF) can be often incidentally diagnosed due to their slow-growing and painless characteristics. In cases of massive growing jaw tumors, it can result in deformity of teeth, infection and intracranial complications. Depending on the location of tumor lesion, it may not completely resected and recur after the primary operation, which may require subsequent operations.Molecular mechanisms and the etiology of th...