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Tumors backfire on chemotherapy

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Endothelial cells (blue/grey) internalizing exosomes (red) released from chemotherapy-treated tumors Some patients with breast cancer receive chemotherapy before the tumor is removed with surgery. This approach, called ‘neoadjuvant’...

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A biosensor is able to detect tumors at early stages

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IMAGE: Tumor suppressor p53 trimer and DNA fragment. Credit: Cho, Y., Gorina, S., Jeffrey, P.D., Pavletich, N.P.; Astrojan. Before a malignant tumor is developed, the immune system tries to fight against proteins that are altered during their formation, producing certain cancer ...

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