Stop cancer before it starts

时间:2019-03-07 01:14:06166网络整理admin

By Joanna Marchant HALF of all cancers may soon be prevented simply by taking a pill once a week, say researchers working on drugs that activate our body’s natural defence mechanisms. One such drug, called oltipraz, is already being tested. Developed and approved for treating schistosomiasis, oltipraz was found to stimulate the body to make an enzyme called glutathione S-transferase. GST neutralises carcinogens such as benzene,