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Image of the Day
Caught on Camera
Staff | Apr 1, 2018
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
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
Staff | Sep 11, 2017
Zebrafish larvae transplanted with patients’ tumors respond as their human donors do to chemotherapy.
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
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 1, 2015
Cancer treatment becomes more and more personal.
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.