Researchers Stop Spread of Ovarian Cancer in Mice by Blocking a Protein

Researchers Stop Spread of Ovarian Cancer in Mice by Blocking a Protein
Experiments in laboratory mice have shown that blocking a protein, called a fractalkine receptor, on ovarian cancer cells can halt the cancer’s spread to nearby locations. The study by researchers at the University of Illinois-Chicago, “Emergent role of the fractalkine axis in dissemination of peritoneal metastasis from epithelial ovarian carcinoma,” appeared in the journal Oncogene. Ovarian cancer

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