Drug used for blood cancers may stop spread of breast cancer cells

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 10:00 in Health & Medicine

A drug used to treat blood cancers may also stop the spread of invasive breast cancer, researchers have discovered. Their study found that in the lab and in animals, the drug decitabine turns on a gene coding for protein kinase D1 (PRKD1) that halts the ability of cancer cells to separate from a tumor and spread to distant organs.

Read the whole article on Science Daily

More from Science Daily

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net