Study Finds Potential Therapeutic Target to Halt Ovarian Cancer Growth

Study Finds Potential Therapeutic Target to Halt Ovarian Cancer Growth
Researchers have identified a growth factor, called EGFL6, that appears to promote ovarian cancer growth and spread in both cell lines and mouse models, according to a study published in Cancer Research. The study, “EGFL6 Regulates the Asymmetric Division, Maintenance, and Metastasis of ALDH+ Ovarian Cancer Cells,” suggests that blocking this protein has the potential

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Inês Martins holds a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on blood vessels and their role in both hematopoiesis and cancer development.

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