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How destroying a tumor promoter could lead to new cancer treatments

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Catharine Paddock PhD From: Scientists have cracked a cell mechanism that drives tumor formation in most types of cancer. This finding could lead to much-needed new therapies for cancer, including the hard-to-treat triple-negative breast cancer. The discovery concerns the molecular activity of the tumor suppressor protein p53. This protein sits inside the nucleus of the cell and protects …