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  • New approach eradicates breast cancer in mice

    Molecular model of ErSO, an anticancer compound

    Researchers discovered a small molecule, ErSO, that eradicates breast cancers in mice by targeting a pathway that protects cancer cells.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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    Editor’s notes

    To reach David Shapiro, email

    To reach Paul Hergenrother, email

    The paper “A small-molecule activator of the unfolded protein response eradicates human breast tumors in mice” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abf1383