Sleep hormone helps breast cancer drug kill more cancer cells

Posted by on June 14, 2016 12:42 pm
Categories: health

Tiny bubbles filled with the sleep hormone melatonin can make breast cancer treatment more effective, which means people need a lower dose, giving them less severe side effects. In a new study, researchers show that the bubbles, called nanostructured lipid carriers (NLCs), made tamoxifen stronger and help it kill cancer cells.

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