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Have scientist found possible drugs that can attack weakness with targeted drugs?

New drug targets in aggressive cancers
Date:
November 5, 2018
Source:
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Summary:
Scientists have discovered a previously unknown molecular vulnerability in two rare, aggressive, and hard-to-treat types of cancer, and say it may be possible to attack this weakness with targeted drugs.
Scientists have discovered a previously unknown molecular vulnerability in two rare, aggressive, and hard-to-treat types of cancer, and say it may be possible to attack this weakness with targeted drugs.
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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181105160913.htm

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It sounds like it.
Although, I wonder if they can target these molecules in just the cancerous cells. Or are they only present in these cancers, and if not, what are their functions in normal cells.
Obviously, I'm curious about side effects.
That's always a concern of mine regarding drug treatments.
Regardless, it'll be useful knowledge.

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