Cancer’s ‘Achilles’ heel’ discovered by scientists

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Scientists may be one step closer to defeating cancer after finding what researchers at the University of British Columbia call the disease’s “Achilles’ heel.” Their study has uncovered a protein that fuels tumors when oxygen levels are low. It enables the cancerous growths to adapt and survive and become more aggressive. … Continue reading Cancer’s ‘Achilles’ heel’ discovered by scientists