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Scientists reprogram cancer cells with low doses of epigenetic drugs

Vanessa Wasta EurekAlert Experimenting with cells in culture, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have breathed possible new life into two drugs once considered too toxic for human cancer treatment. The drugs, azacitidine (AZA) and decitabine (DAC), are … Continue reading

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Snake Venom Protein Paralyzes Cancer Cells

Source: Oxford Journals A component of snake venom has demonstrated its ability to inhibit cancer cell migration in two different cancer models. The protein, called contortrostatin, seems to block cell migration in a novel way. Francis S. Markland, Ph.D., professor … Continue reading

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