Cartilage Protein Linked in Study to Aggressive, Metastatic Breast Cancer

Cartilage Protein Linked in Study to Aggressive, Metastatic Breast Cancer
A protein found mainly in cartilage tissue, called the Cartilage Oligomeric Matrix Protein (COMP), is present at high levels in patients with a poor breast cancer prognosis, and in animal studies contributed to a faster tumor growth and metastasis, Lund University researchers reported. The findings indicate that COMP has the potential to become a biomarker for more aggressive breast

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