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News ID: 3088
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 11:41 - 29 December 2013
Tehran, YJC. Researchers have found a way to treat gastrointestinal cancers by turning off some factors involved in the condition.

Dr. Mohammadreza Abbaszadegan in interview with Mehr News Agency said "In this study two factors that turn the normal body cells (especially the epithelial cells of the esophagus) into the cancer stem cells were investigated.”

"Our research showed that a high percentage of the patients possessed the mastermind and twist 1 factors,” he further said.

"Using recent cellular mechanisms, we turned these two factors off,” Abbaszadegan stated.

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