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Breast cancer fuelled by mysterious Yin Yang protein

Scientists have unveiled clues about a mysterious molecule called Yin Yang1 and revealed it may fuel tumour growth in breast cancer.  The findings, by a group of international scientists led by Imperial College London, may open avenues for new treatments, and help understand why some tumours become resistant to chemotherapy.  Crucially, the findings also reveal how tumours can change their 'appearance' to evade cancer treatments, using a system called epigenetics.  Read more...



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