Genetically Personalized Fruit Flies Screen for Cancer Drugs
Genetically Personalized Fruit Flies Screen for Cancer Drugs
Fly avatars bearing multiple genetic changes akin to those of a cancer patient lead to a tailor-made treatment that has shrunk the patient’s tumors.
Genetically Personalized Fruit Flies Screen for Cancer Drugs
Genetically Personalized Fruit Flies Screen for Cancer Drugs

Fly avatars bearing multiple genetic changes akin to those of a cancer patient lead to a tailor-made treatment that has shrunk the patient’s tumors.

Fly avatars bearing multiple genetic changes akin to those of a cancer patient lead to a tailor-made treatment that has shrunk the patient’s tumors.

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Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2018
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Study Raises Questions About Patient-Derived Xenografts
Study Raises Questions About Patient-Derived Xenografts
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 10, 2017
When transplanted into mice, tumor genomes evolve differently than they do in patients, study finds.
Image of the Day: Fish Avatars for Cancer
Image of the Day: Fish Avatars for Cancer
The Scientist Staff | Sep 11, 2017
Zebrafish larvae transplanted with patients’ tumors respond as their human donors do to chemotherapy.
Cancer Tissue Repository Launched
Cancer Tissue Repository Launched
Jef Akst | Apr 11, 2016
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will store tissue samples from patients with leukemia and lymphoma from which scientists can make patient-derived mouse models.
To Each His Own
To Each His Own
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 1, 2015
Cancer treatment becomes more and more personal.
My Mighty Mouse
My Mighty Mouse
Megan Scudellari | Apr 1, 2015
Personal drug regimens based on xenograft mice harboring a single patient’s tumor still need to prove their true utility in medicine.