Monthly Archives: November 2013

Proteins Targeted for New Prostate Cancer Therapies

Starving tumours of nutrients essential for their growth may provide researchers with a new frontline treatment for prostate cancer.

Dr Grant Buchanan, Head of the Cancer Biology Group at the Basil Hetzel Institute is part of a team of researchers from across the globe that have been able to retard cancer growth by blocking the proteins responsible for pumping the amino acid leucine into the tumour cells. Continue reading