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One-two punch catches cancer cells in vulnerable state

Transition state may offer important window of time for treatment.

Confocal Microscopy Image
This image depicts drug-tolerant . By hitting with a targeted therapeutic immediately after chemotherapy, researchers were able to target cancer cells during a transitional stage when they were most vulnerable.
Credit:Image courtesy of Aaron Goldman.


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This work was supported by a DoD BCRP Collaborative (W81XWH-09-1-0700), NIH RO1 (1R01CA135242), DoD Breakthrough Award (BC132168), an (LCD-259932-N), Indo-US Joint Center Grant from IUSSTF, and NSERC, Canada.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital