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November 28th, 2009

UA project tackles spread of cancer cells

Abstract:
Researchers at the state's medical school and its land-grant university have discovered a way to magnetically trap tumor cells circulating in the bloodstream.

Their finding, published Nov. 15 in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, might ultimately stop cancer's deadly metastasis and improve early diagnosis of the disease in its various forms.

A team led by Vladimir Zharov of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences worked with Jin-Woo Kim,a biomedical engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, on the project.

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