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‘Hedgehog’ Pathway May Hold Key To Anti-cancer Therapy

In ALL ARTICLES on August 27, 2009 at 10:16 am

‘Hedgehog’ Pathway May Hold Key To Anti-cancer Therapy

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ScienceDaily (Aug. 26, 2009) — Scientists in Switzerland have discovered a way to block the growth of human colon cancer cells, preventing the disease from reaching advanced stages and the development of liver metastases. The research, published in EMBO Molecular Medicine, shows that blocking the so-called Hedgehog-GLI pathway can prevent the growth of tumours, metastatic lesions and cancer stem cells, the cells thought to lie at the root of cancer growth…

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