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BC Cancer Agency scientists discover new gene that suppresses tumour growth

August 12, 2007

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Researchers discovered a novel gene, HACE1, which suppresses the growth of human tumours in multiple cancers including breast, lung and liver cancers as well as melanomas, lymphomas and sarcomas.The discovery of this gene clearly impacts a wide range of cancers, and provides a novel link between cellular stress and cancer with a potential to improve treatments for many cancer patients.