Gene that Stops Lung Cancer - The New Indian Express

Gene that Stops Lung Cancer

Published: 27th July 2014 06:00 AM

Last Updated: 26th July 2014 10:09 AM

A team of researchers from the Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA may have found a promising new route to fight one of the world’s deadliest cancers. They have discovered a gene that plays a role in metastasis or cancer spread of a common lung cancer. The gene helps cancer cells pull up their anchors in the primary tumor and move easily to new sites where they form new tumors.

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