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Short-lived Stem Cells Fight Brain Tumors, for a Time

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Monday, May 13, 2013
The typical goal of stem cell therapies is to get the mature cells they produce to take up permanent residence in patients. But there is one therapeutic area where the opposite is true: Scientists are injecting stem cells that function as temporary drug delivery vehicles for brain tumors.

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