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Can understanding how DNA repair protein gets to the site of DNA damage help identify new therapies for ovarian cancer?


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Off/on switch for DNA repair protein
Date:
July 2, 2018
Source:
Mayo Clinic
Summary:
Damage to DNA is a daily occurrence but one that human cells have evolved to manage. Now researchers have determined how one DNA repair protein gets to the site of DNA damage. The authors say they hope this discovery research will help identify new therapies for ovarian cancer.
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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180702130030.htm

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Kravenhead
It sounds like it, yes.
We're quickly developing new weapons in our war on cancer.
In my view, the most promising are immunotherapies and gene therapies.
Gene therapy to prevent cancers from starting in the first place, and immunotherapy for when they somehow do anyway.

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