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Fri July 13, 2012

Tumors Evade Treatment With Help From Neighboring Cells

Originally published on Fri July 13, 2012 12:12 pm

What makes some types of cancer resistant to drugs? Reporting in Nature, researchers write that cancer cells may be dodging treatment with help from seemingly innocent bystanders. Cancer researcher Todd Golub discusses how a tumor's microenvironment may affect its behavior.