Skip to comments.Scientists ID Gene Behind Cancer's Spread
Posted on 01/25/2011 9:00:40 PM PST by Netizen
Scientists in England say they have identified the gene that is responsible for cancer's spread through the body - raising the possibility of a "one-size-fits-all" cure for the disease by developing a drug that switches off the gene.
(Excerpt) Read more at wkrg.com ...
This would be bigger than the cure for polio. Please, God, let this work.
Wow that would be great.
Does that gene do anything positive, that they would also be turning off?
I agree. I lost my mother to lung cancer 3 years ago, an Aunt to brain cancer back in 81’ and have a sister in law that has colorectal cancer and has to use a bag now.
Its a super short article. About 4 paragraphs is all. Check it out.
What a breakthrough this would be. More power to these researchers.
under Obamacare: “sorry, can’t help...here’s a pain pill”.
From the article, it’s unclear if the gene does anything positive when off. Instead, the article implies that the gene is found only in cancer cells:
“The culprit gene - known as WWP2 - is an enzymic bonding agent found inside cancer cells. It attacks and breaks down a natural inhibitor in the body which normally prevents cancer cells spreading...”
Meanwhile in the US,
The end of cancer is within reach:
ping for later
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