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Modified Protein Stops Cancer Spreading in Mice


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"The spread of cancers through the body could be halted by targeting a protein that helps cells latch on to each other, reveals a new study."

http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?...p?id=ns99993801

"The modified protein more than halved the number of mice that developed metastatic tumours. Cancer implanted into the mice spread to the lymph nodes or other organs in 11 of the 20 control mice given sham injections, but only four of the 20 mice given the truncated protein."

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