Probing Proteins' 3-D Structures Suggests Existing Drugs May Work for Many Cancers (image) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Caption Examining databases of proteins' 3-D shapes, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified more than 850 DNA mutations that appear to be linked to cancer. The information may expand the number of cancer patients who can benefit from existing drugs. From left, senior author Li Ding meets with study co-authors Feng Chen, Matthew Bailey and Sohini Sengupta. Credit Matthew Wyczalkowski Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.