Another step in the fight against cancer

Rif1 gene makes cancer cells more resistant to treatments


A Czech scientist from the Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC) has revealed a new discovery on DNA which could lead to more effective treatment for some forms of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Michal Zimmermann's study has revealed that the loss or mutation of the Rif1 gene can make cancer cells more resistant to treatments and reverse chemotherapy's effects.

Currently, scientists are working on a new form of  chemotherapy for hereditary breast and o...


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