Published in Drug Week, May 2nd, 2003
The investigators, from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, found that a side effect of drugs such as lovastatin and Zocor is to allow body cells to maintain high levels of proteins that stop cancer cells from growing.
Their findings were published in the Proceedings for the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.
"We have found out how a well-known and widely used class of drugs exhibits anticancer activities, and that's...
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