NEWS-CANCER - New general concept for treatment of cancer

A team of researchers from five Swedish universities has identified a new way of treating cancer. The concept is based on inhibiting a specific enzyme called MTH1, which cancer cells, unlike normal cells, require for survival. Without this enzyme, oxidized nucleotides are incorporated into DNA, resulting in lethal DNA double-strand breaks in cancer cells ...

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140402133937.ht