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2013-01-10 14:00:27

By harnessing the very qualities that make sickle cell disease a lethal blood disorder, a research team led by Duke Medicine and Jenomic, a private cancer research company in Carmel, Calif., has developed a way to deploy the misshapen red blood cells to fight cancer tumors.

2005-08-15 13:27:32

A new study published in the August issue of Cancer Cell may bring good news for the hundreds of thousands of cancer patients who undergo radiation therapy each year.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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