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Dietary supplement helps combat resistance in breast cancer (Bentires-Alj Lab)


Microscopic image of minitumors (breast cancer organoids) grown in the laboratory; in green those with NF1, in magenta those without. (Image: Priska Auf der Maur, Department of Biomedicine)

In advanced breast cancer, treatment often fails when the cancer cells become resistant to it. Researchers in Basel have now uncovered one mechanism behind this and found a possible solution to the problem: treatment in combination with a known antioxidant that is often used as an expectorant.

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