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Cancer Stem Cells

Unraveling Brain TumorsMolecular Biologists Devise Strategy To Starve Brain Tumors

Daily Science September 1, 2007 — Brain tumor researchers have found that brain tumors arise from cancer stem cells living within tiny protective areas formed by blood vessels in the brain. Killing those cells is a promising strategy to eliminate tumors and prevents them from re-growing. The researchers have found that drugs that block new blood vessel formation can destroy the protected areas and stop cancer from developing.

 

View the original video at http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/2007/0910-unraveling_brain_tumors.htm#

 

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February 2, 2008 at 1:25 am Leave a comment


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