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Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered an enzyme they say is tightly linked to how aggressive pancreatic cancer will be in a patient.
Cellular change thought to happen only in late-stage cancers to help tumors spread also occurs in early-stage lung cancer as a way to bypass growth controls.
Researchers in the Life Sciences Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have discovered a key molecular pathway by which MMP-3, an enzyme that normally helps remodel tissues, initiates the pathway to breast cancer. MMP-3 causes normal cells to express a protein, Rac1b, previously found only in cancers.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.