Triple-negative breast cancer target is found

Triple-negative breast cancer target is found
Breast cancer metastasized to the liver. Credit: Courtesy of National Cancer Institute

UC Berkeley researchers have found a long-elusive Achilles’ heel within “triple-negative” breast tumors, a common type of breast cancer that is difficult to treat. The scientists then used a drug-like molecule to successfully target this vulnerability, killing cancer cells in the lab and shrinking tumors in mice.

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