New research provides hope for patients with hard-to-treat breast cancer

Posted by on June 13, 2016 1:03 pm
Categories: health

A new way to slow the growth of the most aggressive type of breast cancer has been identified by scientists, according to a new report. The work found that using a drug called JQ1 can alter how cancer cells respond to hypoxia — or low oxygen — found in more than 50 per cent of breast tumours overall and most commonly in triple negative breast cancer, the form of the disease that is hardest to treat.

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