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  1. #1 killing cancer tumors by preventing blood vessel formation 
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    ScienceDaily (Apr. 5, 2011) Scientists from the School of Pharmacy at Queen's University Belfast and Almac Discovery Ltd have developed a new treatment for cancer which rather than attacking tumours directly, prevents the growth of new blood vessels in tumours, starving them of oxygen and nutrients, thereby preventing their growth.

    -> source: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...0404222756.htm

    I think this is a great step in the medical battle against cancer. Though it doesn't offer a treatment yet, it is a very promising result.


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