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    • FEB 07 2013

    Refusing to die | The Economist

    The Economist reports on a study that mice with brain tumors, lymphoma, breast, colon and lung cancers treated with Oncoceutics new drug lived twice as long as untreated mice, and the drug did not seem to cause the wasting side-effects typically associated with chemotherapy.

    • FEB 07 2013

    Small-molecule drug drives cancer cells to suicide. | Nature News

    Nature News reports that cancer researchers have pinned down a molecule that can kick-start the body’s own tumor-destroying systems, triggering cell death in cancerous but not healthy tissue in mice.