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Keeping Child Bone Cancer in Check through Signaling Hormone

08:00 EDT 3 Oct 2019 | Genetic Engineering News

A study in mice at the Weizmann Institute of Science showed that reducing a particular hormone signal keeps the cancer, Ewing sarcoma, from growing and spreading. If research in human patients confirms the study’s findings, they may offer new hope to youngsters with this malignancy, especially in cases when the sarcoma has metastasized beyond the bone.

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