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Thursday, December 01, 2016

New strategy may drop cancer's guard: Scientists eye ways to deconstruct tumors' protective wall with diabetes drug (ovarian)



New strategy may drop cancer's guard: Scientists eye ways to deconstruct tumors' protective wall with diabetes drug -- Science news

 A drug used now to treat Type 2 diabetes may someday help beat breast and ovarian cancers, but not until researchers decode the complex interactions that in some cases help promote tumors, according to scientists.

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  1. Micaela Morgado, Daniel D. Carson. PPARĪ³ Modulation of Cytokine-Stimulated MUC16 (CA125) Expression in Breast and Ovarian Cancer-Derived Cells. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 2017; 118 (1): 163 DOI: 10.1002/jcb.25622

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