Breast Cancer – Targeting A Protein Called Cyclin D1 May Block The Expansion Of Cancerous Stem Cells

News — By on November 6, 2008 at 2:00 am

Breast cancer stem cells are known to be involved in therapy resistance and the recurrence of cancerous tumors. A new study appearing in Clinical and Translational Science shows the mechanisms governing stem cell expansion in breast cancer (called Notch activity), and finds that therapy targeting a protein called cyclin D1 may block the expansion of cancerous stem cells. The study, conducted by Dr.

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