The Generals. "Focus turns to cancer stem cells".. interesting article offering another ra

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   Posted 12/1/2010 8:11 AM (GMT -6)   
Good morning folks.
When I come across an article that leaves me with even a little more hope than before I read it, I figure it might do they same for some of you.  I just read of a new company formed with some high figure local (New England) doctors as advisors.. taking a different approach...
"One reason many cancer treatments fail: They kill lots of soldiers, but not enough generals. The common tumor cells, or soldiers, are destroyed by conventional chemotherapy. But then the generals create more soldiers — often in other parts of the body — and the battle begins anew.."
"have been wary of getting involved in biotech companies in last decades, because I really never saw the pragmatic utility of what certain discoveries offered,’’ he said. “Here, I see a clear avenue of advance. It’s logical. It’s practical and it’s not pie-in-the-sky."
Worth a read, very short.
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