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Blocking "rogue gene" may stop cancer spread
« on: January 24, 2011, 06:57:17 AM »
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LONDON — British scientists have discovered a "rogue gene" which helps cancer spread around the body and say blocking it with the right kind of drugs could stop many types of the disease in their tracks.

Researchers from the University of East Anglia said their findings could lead within a decade to the development of new medicines to halt a critical late stage of the disease known as metastasis, when cancer cells spread to other parts of the body.

The culprit gene, called WWP2, is an enzymic bonding agent found inside cancer cells, the researchers explained in their study, published in the journal Oncogene Monday.

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Re: Blocking "rogue gene" may stop cancer spread
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2011, 11:15:57 PM »
Interesting! I am ready to see a major break through!

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Re: Blocking "rogue gene" may stop cancer spread
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2011, 08:08:12 AM »
Interesting! I am ready to see a major break through!

Me too.  Although it is too late for my sister this could be the saving grace for generations to come.  :)
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Re: Blocking "rogue gene" may stop cancer spread
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2011, 01:05:52 PM »
awww~ I am so sorry to hear this about your sister! My prayers are with you all and I wish her the very best.


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« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2011, 02:24:23 PM »
awww~ I am so sorry to hear this about your sister! My prayers are with you all and I wish her the very best.

Thank you...
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