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Archive for January 1, 2015

New cancer treatment targets telomeres

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Cancer, right now we don’t have much to fight it besides the standard surgery or chemo, neither of which is a great¬†option. Well now scientists¬†have targeted telomeres with a small molecule called 6-thiodG that takes advantage of the cell’s ‘biological clock’ to kill cancer cells and shrink tumor growth. Ideally this new technique will help eliminate the need for nasty drugs like those used in chemotherapy.

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