BRCA1 expression in glioblastoma multiforme tumours predicts patient survival

Results of a study conducted by the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG), now conducting research as NRG Oncology, are the first to show that breast cancer type 1 susceptibility gene (BRCA1) protein expression is an important predictive biomarker of overall survival in patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) tumours.