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Cancer-Killing Jelly Stops Tumors From Coming Back

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One of the first strategies to help cancer patients is to perform surgery to remove the tumor. Eliminating the cancerous cells minimizes the risk that they could break loose and travel to other sites around the body, in a process called metastasis.

However, it’s difficult for surgeons to know for sure that they’ve removed 100% of the tumor. Even a handful of tumor cells left…




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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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