Published in Cancer Weekly, November 30th, 2004
The activity of the LIMD1 gene was reduced in all of the lung cancer samples the researchers tested, suggesting the gene plays an important role in stopping lung tumors from developing.
Lung cancer is the biggest cause of cancer death in the U.K., and it is notoriously difficult to treat.
Very little is known about the molecular basis of lung cancer. The team - based at University College London - believes LIMD1 may be an important piece in the puzzle, and hope their work may ultimately lead to new drugs to prevent and treat the...
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