Notch-blocking drugs kill brain cancer stem cells, yet multiple therapies may be needed

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 13:28 in Health & Medicine

Working with mice, scientists who tested drugs intended to halt growth of brain cancer stem cells -- a small population of cells within tumors that perpetuate cancer growth -- conclude that blocking these cells may be somewhat effective, but more than one targeted drug attack may be needed to get the job done.

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