APC gene mutation affects DNA methylation in colon cancer: Research Colon cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States and causes more than 50,000 deaths each full year. It has been known for quite a while that mutations in the APC gene happen in a lot more than 85 % of all sporadic colon cancers. Right now researchers at Huntsman Malignancy Institute at the University of Utah show in a study featured today in Cell the system by which mutation of the APC gene impacts a cellular process referred to as DNA methylation.While President Obama and Congress remain centered on addressing the issues of the uninsured and health care reform, it is challenging to predict the timing and best outcomes of the initiatives. Related StoriesUsing integrated molecular pathology to control incidental pancreatic cysts: an interview with Dr Ananya DasRE.WORK showcases potential technology and improvements in deep learning softwareReducing medical center readmissions through Transitional Care: an interview with Rani Khetarpal’While H.R. 3962 will benefit a large number of the uninsured, Fitch recognizes there are concerns regarding the financial impact of the expenses on the healthcare sector,’ stated Robert Kirby, Director at Fitch.