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Breast Cancer Research on Kisspeptins

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Caption: Moshmi Bhattacharya, Ph.D., and graduate student Donna Cvetkovic describe new findings about kisspeptins. while they usually prevent the spread of cancer, kisspeptins actally make some breast cancers worse, with a higher tumor grade and metastatic potential. This was found to apply to only estrogen receptor-negative breast cancers.

Credit: Western University

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