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Scientists find a way to block the growth of kidney cancer

4 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Scientists at the MDC have discovered stem cells responsible for the most common form of kidney cancer. The team of Walter Birchmeier has found a way to block the growth of these tumors in three models of the disease.
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Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

4 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

New study discovers cancer stem cells responsible for the most common form of kidney cancer: clear cell renal cell carcinoma, or ccRCC.
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Study Says COVID-19 Left 147 Million People Unemployed Globally

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