Medical News Summary: Antibiotic can switch of cancer causing gene in mice


About: Antibiotic can switch of cancer causing gene in mice
Date: 21 October 2004
Source: The Electric New Paper
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by The Electric New Paper): 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.
Related Disease Topics: Cancer, Breast cancer, Liver cancer, Bowel cancer, Prostate cancer

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