Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy Suppresses Mutant Cancer Cells, Study Reports

Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy Suppresses Mutant Cancer Cells, Study Reports
A rheumatoid arthritis treatment suppresses the growth of PTEN mutant cancer cells -- a finding that could lead to targeted therapies against aggressive cancers that have few treatment options, researchers say. The study, "PTEN Regulates Glutamine Flux to Pyrimidine Synthesis and Sensitivity to Dihydroorotate Dehydrogenase Inhibition," was published in Cancer Discovery. The research team was led by Ramon Parsons, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Oncological Sciences at New York's Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Parsons’ team, which studies tum
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