Cancer gene can prevent cancer spreading

Scientists at Israel’s Weizmann Institute have discovered that whilst the c-Kit gene can promote the early-stage growth of colon cancer cells, its presence later on stops the cancer spreading to other parts of the body. Another oncogene c-Myc has the same duality in breast cancer.

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