Key cancer protector has an “Achilles’ heel”

Our bodies, fortunately, employ a number of protectors against cancer. A protein called PTEN is one of the strongest checks against prostate and lung cancers, but like Achilles of Greek mythology, it is not without weakness. Research from Associate Professor Lloyd Trotman has identified a PTEN “Achilles’ heel,” and hopes to use this knowledge to improve treatment of patients. Read more.