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Molecule That Causes Cancer Cells To ‘Commit Suicide’ Discovered

Saturday, February 9, 2013 8:56
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Researchers from Penn State University have identified a molecule which, when introduced to the TRAIL protein, causes cancer cells to “commit suicide”.
For nearly two decades, scientists have been aware that a protein known as TRAIL (tumour-necrosis-factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand) causes a process called apoptosis. Apoptosis occurs when the nuclear DNA of a cell become fragmented, causing the cell to self destruct and “commit suicide”.
TRAIL occurs naturally as part of our immune system and has been shown to be quite effective in causing apoptosis in cancer cells. Wafik El-Deiry, an oncologist at Pennsylvania State University, explains:
TRAIL is a part of our immune system: all of us with functional immune systems use this molecule to keep tumors from forming or spreading, so boosting this will not be as toxic as chemotherapy.
 
 
Any progresson the plague that iscancer is great news.  Unfortunately, rather than curing this disease, many powerful people have decided they could make money off of this so they just prolong the disease.  they make you feel better but don’t cure you so that you have to spend every cent you have buying drugs and seeking treatment.  They are vampires sucking the life right out of you. It’s a big sham and money making scheme.  Thats a fact. -Mort

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