A 'dirty bomb' battles cancer metastasis

20:00 EDT 15 May 2018 | AAAS

(Northwestern University) Scientists have developed a new compound that inhibits the spread of cancer cells, which is what makes the disease so lethal. The compound, metarrestin, significantly reduced metastasis by human prostate, pancreatic and breast cancer transplanted into mice. Mice treated with it had fewer metastatic tumors and lived longer than mice that did not receive treatment. Metarrestin is being submitted to the FDA as an investigational drug.

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