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Metformin inhibits development of drug-resistant breast cancer

Breast, colon, lung and hematological cancers “have high rates”¬†of acquired resistance to chemotherapy drugs, including aromatase inhibitors for breast cancer. This phenomena, multiple drug resistance (MDR), is a major impediment to long-term cancer treatment. That makes this research, published online December 6, 2017, groundbreaking. [We] present the important in vitro discovery that the development of …