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-Johns Hopkins University - Scientists Identify New Way to Target Some Rapidly Dividing Cancer Cells Leaving Healthy Cells Unharmed

Sep 10, 2020 - ENP Newswire

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Oxford say they have found a new way to kill some multiplying human breast cancer cells by selectively attacking the core of their cell division machinery.

The technique, so far tested only on lab-grown and patient-derived cancer cells, could advance efforts to find drugs that kill breast cancer cells in a subset of patients, and leave healthy cells unharmed.

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