NEWS-CANCER - Researchers reveal how a protein common in cancers jumps anti-tumor mechanisms

A Stony Brook University-led international team of infectious disease researchers have discovered how a cellular protein, called STAT3, which is overactive in a majority of human cancers, interferes with an antitumor mechanism in cells and therefore promotes the growth of cancer. The findings, to be published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) add to the understanding of cancer development and provide a basis ...

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