PRAHA TV - Guest of the day: Jaroslav Truksa, Iron metabolism of tumor cells

28. 02. 2020

If the cancer cells have little or extremely much iron, they will not be able to cope and die, "describes one of the possible future strategies to fight cancer Mgr. JAROSLAV TRUKSA, Ph.D. D., from the Institute of Biotechnology of the CAS.

His laboratory not only tries to describe the exact role of iron in the development of cancer, but also to understand why some cancer cells are not affected by commonly used chemotherapeutics. Clearing these issues can be a breakthrough in the treatment of cancer.

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