Shutting down energy supply is the new tactic against cancer cells
Cancer Tumor Mitochondria

Shutting down energy supply is the new tactic against cancer cells

Dr Nicolas Gutierrez
Dr Nicolas Gutierrez

Scientists discovered that a drug used for some rare cancers can shut down cells' energy supplies. This would help to target a wider range of cancers with less intrusive therapies.

In 10 seconds? Researchers have found a drug that kills cancer cells by attacking their energy supply. Targeting these cellular power stations, or mitochondria, could be the way to stop tumours in their tracks.

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