New therapeutic target for treatment of acute myeloid leukemia discovered

12 enero 2015

New interactions between two molecules involved in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) have been found by scientists that may offer a new therapeutic target for cancer treatment. The scientists discovered that STAT3, a molecule which has the potential to cause cancer, associates with and regulates the levels of PRL-3, a gene which has been implicated in various types of cancers.