Pathology – MCQ 89 – Cancer associated genes

Which of the following gene defect is associated with development of medullary carcinoma of thyroid?
A. RET protooncogene
B. FAP gene
C. Rb gene
D. BRCA 1 gene

Correct answer : A. RET protooncogene

Other cancer associated genes:
FAP – Familial adenomatous polyposis
Rb – Retinoblastoma
BRCA 1 – Breast cancer

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