Science image (IMAGE) Salk Institute Caption Salk study combines data on cancer DNA mutations with rates of cancer development to discover the most commonly mutated genes in all cancers. Credit Salk Institute Usage Restrictions with credit and related coverage. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.