Stem cells could be used for personalized cancer treatment

Stem cells could be used for personalized cancer treatment

Using cancer cells from an ovarian cancer patient and human embryonic stem cells, Israeli researchers have created a cancerous tumor in a mouse that mimics the way the tumor would develop in the patient’s body. The result is a pre-clinical experimental model for cancer research that could facilitate the development of personalized cancer therapies. The findings are published in the January 2009 online version of Clinical Cancer┬áResearch
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