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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.

Chen and a group of...
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