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New idea for targeting the common cancer protein KRAS

  • Posted: October 21, 2013

Patients with cancers driven by the protein KRAS, which are particularly hard to treat, may benefit from small molecules that attach to and disrupt the function of a KRAS-containing protein complex, according to results presented by researchers from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine (home of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center) at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics.

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