Published in Cancer Weekly, October 2nd, 2001
Michael Pierce, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, has discovered an enzyme that could help unravel the mystery of how cancer spreads in the human body. If he and his team of researchers can find an inhibitor of this enzyme that works in the body, they may be able to develop a drug that would bind to that enzyme and prevent or slow the migration of cancer cells.
"The real killer is when cancer spreads. Almost every cancer that kills does so because it invades tissues and then moves to another location,"...
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