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08/24/2017

Zebrafish implanted with a cancer patient’s tumor could guide cancer treatment

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To create mouse avatars, researchers implant some of a patient’s cancer cells into rodents lacking a normal immune system and measure whether various drugs destroy the tumors that sprout in the animals. But the mice are expensive to create and typically require between 2 and 6 months to deliver a verdict.

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