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VINSE researchers developed a promising treatment for breast cancer metastasis

Posted by on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 in News.

June 12, 2020 – With a surprisingly simple approach in which cancer cells are first grown, ruptured and converted into nanoparticles, and then used as a vaccine, Vanderbilt University researchers say they have developed what appears to be a promising treatment for breast cancer metastasis.

Metastasis is the last stage of cancer, responsible for about 90 percent of cancer-related deaths.

This innovative research published on May 21, 2020, is led by Jenna Dombroski, Ph.D. student and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow in the lab of Michael King, J. Lawrence Wilson Professor of Engineering and chair of the Vanderbilt biomedical engineering department.

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