Children's Hospital Los Angeles Researcher Discovers Micro RNA Required for the Growth and Spread of Cancer

Published: Jul 11, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A previously unreported mechanism for the growth and spread of cancer has been reported by Muller Fabbri, MD, first author on the paper that recently appeared in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. This mechanism may have implications for all types of cancer as well as other diseases of the immune system. Although the study is preclinical, it provides a rationale for the development of new cancer treatments.

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