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Scientists identified a compound, TRi-1, that can kill cancer cells and reduce tumor growth. These images compare tumors treated with a compound that has no effect (top two rows) to tumors treated with the anticancer compound TRi-1 (bottom two rows). The images on the bottom row indicate the TRi-1-treated tumors are mostly smaller after three days of treatment.

NCATS, Karolinska Institutet Scientists Attack Cancer’s Defenses

Scientists from NCATS and Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet have developed a potential new approach to fighting cancer by breaking down a defense system used by cancer cells.


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