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Control of Cancer, Not Killing, Is Key to Treatment: Study

By Sharon Kingman
Staff Writer

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
LONDON – Successful treatment of cancer depends not on killing tumor cells, but in beating them into submission using the immune system, a team of German researchers reported. They have identified a type of immune cell that can "re-educate" cancer cells, so that they enter prolonged periods of growth arrest.

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