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Killing the seeds of cancer: A new finding shows potential in destroying cancer stem cells

20:00 EDT 7 Jul 2019 | AAAS

(University of Toledo) When doctors remove a tumor surgically or use targeted therapies, the cancer may appear to be gone. However, evidence suggests a tiny subpopulation of adaptable cancer cells can remain and circulate through the body to seed new metastasis in far-off locations. A collaborative research project The University of Toledo has identified an entirely new class of molecules that shows promise in rooting out and killing those cancer stem cells.

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