The switch that can hold breast cancer at bay
Cancer BMP4 Bone porphpgenetic protein 4

The switch that can hold breast cancer at bay

Lap Hing Chi
Lap Hing Chi

Researchers have identified a protein that can be targeted with future drugs to stop the deadly spread of breast cancer and save many lives.

In 10 seconds? The development of secondary tumours or metastasis of breast cancer is the main cause of death of patients. But in a welcome development, researchers have identified a protein, BMP4 that may suppress this process, highlighting its potential to treat the advanced stage of the disease.

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