Skin cancer treatment news: Protein could help KILL deadly tumours

Skin cancer treatment news: Protein could help KILL deadly tumours
 

Researchers have identified a particular protein that regulates an enzyme which can both encourage and kill cancerous tumours.
A study by Penn State found that the enzyme - IRE1 - is regulated by a protein called Ras.
In a series of molecular interactions, IRE1 and Ras can drive or inhibit particular cancers.
Scientists discovered this included non-melanoma skin cancer.
The researchers believe the findings could lead to future treatment to help fight cancer.
They have gone back to basics to find out how cancer starts and what drives it’s spread.
“What this is really about is learning the... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Health, Views: 42
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