Oklahoma scientists find way to slow cancer tumor growth in mice
Researchers at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation discovered a way to slow cancer tumors from growing in mice by removing a protein that regulates the formation of blood vessels. In some cases, cancer growth was stopped altogether.
BY JACLYN COSGROVE •
Published: January 25, 2013
At first, scientist Hong Chen didn’t believe the results.
“When they showed me the results, I said, ‘Are you guys nuts?’” Chen said.