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Researchers pinpoint tumor-related protein, slow progression of cancers

20:00 EDT 16 Apr 2019 | AAAS

(University of Nebraska-Lincoln) A new study in Nature has identified a potential strategy for treating multiple forms of cancerous tumors: targeting a protein that maliciously rewires immune cells and impedes cancer therapies. The researchers showed that inhibiting the protein with an existing compound helped slow or even reject tumors stemming from four cancers.

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