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Antibiotic can switch of cancer causing gene in mice

Stanford University scientists have found they can prevent cancer in mice through the use of an antibiotic. The antibiotic is also effective in cancer regression in mice. The antibiotic works by turning off the cancer creating gene. These results hold hope for possible treatments for breast, liver, bowel and prostate cancer.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Electric New Paper

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About: Antibiotic can switch of cancer causing gene in mice

Date: 21 October 2004

Source: The Electric New Paper


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