Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, November 13th, 2003
According to a study from Italy, "treatments available to women with locally advanced breast cancer are unsatisfactory, since most patients succumb to metastatic spread. Therefore, there is a need to devise novel therapeutic combinations that effectively inhibit metastatization and to test them in animal models of breast cancer showing strong similarities with their human counterpart, including the ability to give rise to metastases. With these considerations in mind, tamoxifen (TAM), 4-hydrotamoxifen (4-HT) or liposome-complexed DNA constructs coding for antiangiogenic/anti-invasion proteins...
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