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Improving cancer treatment with 3D modeling of drug resistance

20:00 EDT 12 Jul 2018 | AAAS

(University of Akron) Researchers will model response of colon cancer cells to anticancer drugs using 3D cultures. By exploring specific mechanisms of a cancer cell's feedback signaling that renders tumors non-responsive, they can design treatment strategies that effectively block tumor growth with significantly reduced toxicity to normal cells.

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