Leukemia Cells are Addicted to a Healthy Gene
Leukemia cells are able to stay alive, aggressively dividing, virtually forever… but how? New Weizmann research suggests that about 25 percent of the time, there is a “balance of terror” between the cancer-promoting gene and a second, normal version. This normal gene functions alongside the mutation, keeping the cells both cancerous and alive.
September 29, 2013