Scientists discover first step towards finding a new, targeted lung cancer treatment

Grace Li                                                                                   September 15th, 2018                                     grace.li.piano@gmail.com
 

Scientists have identified a key molecular player in a subtype of lung cancer which could lead to a new way to tackle the disease, according to research published in Nature Communications. Cancer Research UK-funded scientists, based at the University of Cambridge, found lung squamous cell carcinoma (LUSC) cells contained high amounts of a protein called BCL11A. The study showed that manipulating the gene responsible for the protein stopped the development of LUSC in a mouse model of the disease.

 

See original article at: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/cancer-news/press-release/2018...

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