September 09, 2004

Stopping Prostate Cancer Genes Before They Spread

A UK based team of scientists and doctors have found a way to slow the development and spread of prostate cancer by stopping certain genes from becoming active.

According to research published online in Oncogene, the team from Imperial College London, Cancer Research UK and Hammersmith Hospital have found a way to stop the development of cancer cells in the lab by limiting the effects of the androgen hormone and the genes which are activated by it. (Science Daily)

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