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Researchers Discover New Vein Of Cancer-Fighting Agents

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January 10, 2000
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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have discovered a potent new substance that thwarts tumor growth by blocking the formation and growth of new blood vessels. The naturally occurring protein is named "canstatin" for its potential cancer-halting abilities.

Canstatin inhibits new blood vessel growth, suppresses renal, prostate tumor growth in mice


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