At AACR, Researchers Highlight Multiple Roles of microRNAs in Cancer | GenomeWeb

SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb News) — MicroRNAs are cropping up in different aspects of cancer research, according to a session at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting held here this week.

MicroRNAs can act as oncogenes and as tumor suppressors, and they are increasingly of interest to researchers wanting to inhibit cancer development, develop biomarkers for disease progression, and for potential use as therapeutics, among other endeavors.

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