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Molecule behind Huntington's disease found to be cancer-killing "super assassin"

Gizmag - Mon 12 Feb 18

For several years, scientists have noticed an unexplained reduced incidence of cancer in patients suffering from the devastating hereditary neurodegenerative condition Huntington's disease. ...

Huntington's Disease Reveals a New Weapon to Fight Cancer

Discover Magazine - Mon 12 Feb 18

Scientists have found a silver lining to Huntington’s disease. The malady causes nerve cells in the brain to break down; there is no cure. But if there’s one redeeming quality to this fatal ...

Huntington's disease provides new cancer weapon

Medical Xpress - Mon 12 Feb 18

Patients with Huntington's disease, a fatal genetic illness that causes the breakdown of nerve cells in the brain, have up to 80 percent less cancer than the general population.

Huntington's disease provides new cancer weapon, ScienceDaily - Mon 12 Feb 18
Huntington's disease provides new cancer weapon, Eurekalert - Mon 12 Feb 18

Novel cancer ‘assassin’ discovered: Huntington’s Disease

ZME Science - Thu 15 Feb 18

Repetitive RNA molecules found in Huntington's disease are toxic to cancerous cells.