Monday, April 03, 2006

Study Shows Drug Blocks Breast Cancer Migration To Bone

Medical news Today, April 1, 2006
An international research team has identified what may be a critical molecule in the ability of tumours to metastasize -- or spread -- into bone. The research found that a protein in bone called RANKL appears to communicate with a receptor in breast, prostate and skin cancer cells -- telling them to migrate. Moreover, a drug already known to block RANKL's activity may prevent cancers from spreading into the bone. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--

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