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Breakthrough Made By Scientists Using A New Drug Combo Which can Destroy The Root of Breast Cancer Cells

by Rukmani Krishna on  February 8, 2013 at 11:28 PM Cancer News   - G J E 4
Scientists have used a combination of drugs to target cancer stem cells that cause the disease to spread. This had led to a breakthrough in the battle against breast cancer.
Breakthrough Made By Scientists Using A New Drug Combo Which can Destroy The Root of Breast Cancer Cells
Breakthrough Made By Scientists Using A New Drug Combo Which can Destroy The Root of Breast Cancer Cells
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Current treatments kill only the surface cells in a breast tumour, but scientists now say they can destroy the root, the Mirror reported.

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They hope that the findings, revealed ahead of World Cancer Day, can be used to help women with advanced and aggressive cancers.

Targeting cancer stem cells takes us a step closer to better clinical options for those with the disease, said Dr Rob Clarke, of Manchester University.

Source: ANI
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