A New Way to Fight Cancer?
"Hang in there."
- Dr. Evangelos Michelakis, DCA researcher
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - There are no magic bullets in the fight against cancer: that's the first thing every responsible scientist mentions when discussing a possible new treatment, no matter how promising.
If there were a magic bullet, though, it might be something like dichloroacetate, or DCA, a drug that kills cancer cells by exploiting a fundamental weakness found in a wide range of solid tumors.