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Animal Research Minute – Could scientists have discovered a new way to treat lung cancer?

Well, ScienceDaily reports researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have uncovered a new enzyme that could be an important target for lung cancer drugs. Scientists noticed when they blocked this enzyme in mice with lung cancer, it slowed the growth of tumors in and extended the lives of the mice. By studying lung cancer in mice, scientists are better able to see how to develop more effective drugs to treat this aggressive cancer in people.

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