Chemotherapy can backfire and make Cancer worse by triggering Tumor Growth

Damage responses in benign cells… may directly contribute to enhanced tumor growth kinetics

Shock study: Chemotherapy can backfire, make cancer worse by triggering tumor growthScientists found that healthy cells damaged by chemotherapy secreted more of a protein called WNT16B, which boosts cancer cell survival.

The increase in WNT16B was completely unexpected ” said Peter Nelson, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  Read Shock study: Chemotherapy can backfire, make cancer worse by triggering tumor growth,
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