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Duke Researchers Identify 10 Genes Believed To Protect Oxygen-Starved Cancer Cells

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September 11, 2001
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Cancer researchers at Duke University Medical Center have identified 10 genes believed to have significant roles in allowing cancerous tumors to thrive under oxygen-deficient conditions. The discovery is the first step in what could eventually lead to new treatments for some of the deadliest forms of cancer.

DURHAM, N.C. – Cancer researchers at Duke University Medical Center have identified 10 genes believed to have significant roles in allowing cancerous tumors to thrive under oxygen-deficient conditions. The discovery is the first step in what could eventually lead to new treatments for some of the deadliest forms of cancer.


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