Breakthrough breast cancer drug18th January 2008
Researchers in Cardiff believe they have made a breakthrough in a treatment for breast cancer.
Some women using the anti-cancer drug tamoxifen have found it stopped working but scientists at the Tenovus Centre for Cancer Research at Cardiff University say they have found a way to halt or even reverse resistance to the drug. The researchers discovered that tamoxifen – which is a drug that tackles hormone-sensitive breast cancer - continued to work when they inhibited a certain chemical in the cancer cells.
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Title: Breakthrough breast cancer drug
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 5381
Date Added: 18th Jan 2008