Gene That Makes Cancer Spread

More discoveries in how breast cancer spreads…..

“CHICAGO (Reuters) – A single gene appears to play a crucial role in deadly breast cancers, increasing the chances the cancer will spread and making it resistant to chemotherapy, U.S. researchers said on Monday.

They found people with aggressive breast cancers have abnormal genetic alterations in a gene called MTDH, and drugs that block the gene could keep local tumors from metastasizing or spreading, increasing a woman’s chances for survival.”

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One thought on “Gene That Makes Cancer Spread

  1. imstell says:

    I just read this article last night. Isn’t the news exciting?! I was going to post on MWC myself but I’m sure you’ve beaten me to it. Good for you!

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