Author: SL Lee
Date: 04-20-10 11:50
Cancer, obesity, and even atherosclerosis share a common set of differentially expressed genes, suggesting a diverse number of human diseases share the same disrupted biological pathways, according to new research published this week in Cancer Cell.
The genetic link also suggests that drugs currently used for the treatment of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases might also be used against cancer, researchers say.
Read more: Top killers share genes - The Scientist - Magazine of the Life Sciences