Proteins in a Cancerous Tumor’s Microenvironment Have Role in Drug Resistance

vemurafenib targeted drug therapy

Two different studies published in the journal Nature reveal that cancers can resist destruction by drugs with the help of proteins recruited from surrounding tissues. The cancer-assisting proteins in the stromal tissue that surrounds solid tumors could help explain why some targeted drug therapies rapidly lose their potency.

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