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Onco-Targets - Making loss of SFRP tumour suppressor function druggable

The invention discloses molecules, which are activated,

when function of Secreted Fizzled Related Protein 1 (SFRP1) is lost. SFRP1 is known to have tumour suppressor function and its loss is associated to tumour progression and poor survival. Access to the signalling pathways regulated by SFRP1

leads to novel targets for cancer therapy and diagnosis. Such druggable targets open the route to screening of small molecules and design of monoclonal antibodies, thereby enabling the development of innovative oncological treatments as well as new diagnostic markers.

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