Cell Surface Discovery May Lead to Major Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment

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University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have discovered a new strategy for attacking cancer cells that could fundamentally alter the way doctors treat and prevent the deadly disease. By more selectively targeting cancer cells, this method offers a strategy to reduce the length of and physical toll associated with current treatments.

“We think we have a way not only to more specifically target cancer cells, but a way that could become a frontline treatment for women who have cancers of many types and want to preserve fertility,” said reproduction researcher John Herr of U.Va.’s Department of Cell Biology.

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Dr. Herr has two startups located at the UVA Research Park – SpermCheck and Neoantigenics, LLC.

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