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Housecall for Health: Ending Chemo Resistance

A protein found in healthy cells might be the key to helping cancer patients who are resistant to chemotherapy.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon reports in today’s “Housecall for Health”:

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Scientists say they’re coming closer to battling chemotherapy resistance.  A study at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle found the therapy can cause healthy cells, that normally heal wounds, do the opposite by producing a protein that helps cancer resist chemo.

Adapting to this effect could help 90% of patients whose cancer spreads, that eventually develop resistance to chemotherapy. 

Housecall for Health, I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.




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