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2016 Dec 15

Corrupted tumor blood vessels spawn cancer stem cells

The tumor microenvironment can determine whether cancer cells become aggressive cancer stem cells that are resistant to treatment and cause cancers to come back after therapy, according to a new study by a team of researchers led by Shahin Rafii. Read more
Kristy Richards, M.D., Ph.D.
2016 Dec 09

The P.A.Th. to better models

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine have undertaken an ambitious $5 million project to create new model systems that accurately reflect the biology, genetics and tumor-host interactions of difficult-to-treat blood cancers. Read more


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