Dr Jean Marshall

Dalhousie University

Researcher Dr Jean Marshall
Dr Jean Marshall is finding a promising new strategy to block breast cancer.

Ranitidine (Zantac) is commonly used for heartburn relief. Dr Jean Marshall has discovered that it can also block breast cancer in mice. If it also works in people, it could be quickly repurposed as a safe and affordable breast cancer treatment and prevention tool for some women.

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Reference: OncoImmunology, March 2016; Oncotarget, March 2016