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New strategy sees therapy ‘stiffening’ cancer cells and limiting mobility.

Existing cancer therapies are geared toward killing tumour cells, but Johns Hopkins researchers propose a different strategy, subtly hardening cancer cells to prevent them from invading new areas of the body. They devised a way of screening compounds for the desired effect and have identified a compound that shows promise in fighting pancreatic cancer. The study is published the Proceedings

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