Foto: Kim Andreassen, opphavsrett UiB

Tapeworm drug fights Prostate Cancer

A study recently published in Nature Chemical Biology shows that a substance in medicine against parasites like Giardia and Tapeworms, acts like tailored medicine against prostate- and colon cancer.


The study has been supported by Einar Galtung Døsvig, Espen Galtung Døsvig, Jan Einar Greve, Bjarne Rieber, Herman Friele, Trond Mohn, Tordis and Fritz C. Riebers Legat, the Bergen Research Foundation, Helse Vest and the CCBIO Center of Excellence and the Bergen Stem Cell Consortium.