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Fighting FGF

Broad, But Not Too Broad, Block of FGF Receptors Foils Tumors

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
By blocking a spectrum of fibroblast growth factor (FGF) signaling pathways, but specifically staying away from others, scientists at Five Prime Therapeutics Inc. have been able to inhibit both tumor and blood vessel growth in animal models of several different cancer types.

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