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November 15th, 2010

Cancer treatment shows promise

Abstract:
An experimental cancer treatment developed locally has the potential to revolutionize the way doctors treat the disease.

The compound, called SapC-DOPS, tricks cancer cells into committing suicide without harming healthy tissues - and with no apparent side effects - developers say.

Bexion Pharmaceuticals in Covington, which manufactures the compound, plans to begin the first phase of testing it on humans by mid-2011, said president and CEO Ray Takigiku."There's nothing like this kind of drug in anyone's pipeline," he said

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