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Major cancer breakthrough announced

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 12/21/2012 @ 1:58 am In Health | No Comments

(Toronto Star) In a major breakthrough, Toronto scientists have discovered a new approach to cancer treatment that would target the “normal” cells embedded around tumours.

In a study released Thursday, researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital show that it’s the non-cancerous cells that grow in and around a tumour that actually coax it to spread to other parts of the body.

“Basically the normal cells and the cancer cells are engaged in a dialogue which is controlling (spread),” says Dr. Jeff Wrana, the study’s senior author.


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