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Cheap molecule may attack tumors

Date: 23.4.2007 

A cheaply-produced molecule may be the key to treating a variety of cancers, claim Canadian researchers. Dicholoroacetate (DCA) has been suggested for years as a possible treatment for certain rare metabolic disorders in children. The University of Alberta team, writing in the journal Cancer Cell, now say it could encourage cancer cells to die. Experts say much more research will be needed before an effective cancer treatment can emerge... Whole article on"news.bbc.co.uk":[ http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/6576655.stm]

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