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The combination makes the difference: New therapeutic approach against breast cancer (Piscuoglio Lab)


A particular mutation makes breast cancer cells susceptible to cell death by inhibiting a second cell factor. (Photo: Olga Kononenko, unsplash)

Some breast tumors with certain genetic alterations are difficult to treat using existing therapies. Researchers at the University of Basel have now discovered an approach that involves a toxic combination with a second target gene in order to kill the abnormal cells. The first clinical trials could be starting soon.

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