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Researchers may have found a cancer cell’s ‘off’ switch

August 26, 2015

No_CancerAside from their abnormal growth rates, cancerous cells aren’t that much different from normal healthy tissue. That’s why radiation and chemo treatments can’t effectively target just tumors. However, a team of researchers from the Mayo Clinic believe they’ve discovered a mechanism that can rein in cancer’s uninhibited growth by retraining these wayward cells to die like they’re supposed to.

See, when cells get old and prepare to die, they’re supposed to stop dividing. This process is controlled by “biological processors”…

Read the whole story at http://www.engadget.com/2015/08/25/researchers-may-have-found-a-cancer-cells-off-switch/

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