University of Michigan: Cancer Drug Works by Overactivating Cancer Gene; Melanoma Tumors Carry Enemy Within, Suggesting New Treatment Strategy  
11/26/2007 12:45:23 AM

ANN ARBOR, MI – University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have discovered that bortezomib, a promising cancer drug, is able to strike a blow against melanoma tumor cells by revving up the action of a cancer-promoting gene.