Thursday, 14 November 2013

The Complexity of Finding A Cure for Breast Cancer

Cancer cells are very similar to healthy cells in the body. Finding effective treatments to destroy cancerous cells, while safeguarding the well being of the healthy ones, is one of the challenges scientists face in their work to find a cure for breast cancer. Within this challenge is the reality that breast cancer is not just one form of cancer, there are at least 10 different genes in our DNA that can mutate and trigger breast cancer. Read more in our monthly Londoner column, written this month by RIOT members Amelia Nuhn and Stephanie Dorman.

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