1stVitality UK News — Cancer

Omega-3 hope for cancer patients.

Posted by Heather Campbell on

The chemistry involved in designing drugs with the potential to treat cancer is complex and finicky. The placement of a single atom can be the difference between a cancer killer and a useless bystander. And that's just at the test tube stage. There follows the challenge of getting the compound to work inside the wet, warm and wild environment of mammalian biology.   Existing therapies target breast cancer growth rather than metastasis. Photo: Rui Vieira Dr Tristan Rawling, a chemist in the Graduate School of Health at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), is familiar with these challenges. He is...

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