SCOTTISH scientists have found a new type of "molecular switch" which could help boost bowel cancer treatment.
SCOTTISH scientists have found a new type of \"molecular switch\" which could help boost bowel cancer treatment.
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The Dundee University team examined hundreds of molecules which may help predict whether bowel cancer patients can be successfully treated with chemotherapy.
Bowel cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK with more than 41,000 cases diagnosed each year. Many patients are treated with a drug called 5-fluorouracil, or 5-FU, but not all patients respond well and it is difficult to predict who will be successfully treated.
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