From PanCan site – Trial testing tumor cells against chemo agents

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    peter
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    > Johns Hopkins has recently started a clinical trial where they are
    > taking tumor material recovered during surgery, and injecting it on the
    > backs of mice to keep the cells dividing and growing. After the tumor
    > material grows to the point where they have enough (which takes a few
    > months), the researchers will begin testing of the live tumor with 10
    > different chemo agents to determine the ones that work the best to keep
    > the tumor from progressing. So it sounds like a lot of progress is
    > being made in the individualized therapy front.

    I received the above from a friend but my searches so far have not turned up a link to this trial including the JH site.

    PanCan is:
    http://www.pancan.org/

    -Peter

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