‚Death-associated protein‘ promotes cancer growth in most aggressive breast cancers

Although traditionally understood to induce death in cancer cells, researchers have discovered that the DAPK1 protein is actually essential for growth in breast and other cancers with mutations in the TP53 gene. This discovery indicates DAPK1 may be a promising new therapeutic target for many of the most aggressive cancers. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)