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  • New way to grow, isolate cancer cells may add weapon against disease

    University of Illinois professor Ning Wang and colleagues in China use soft gels to culture the elusive cells that spread cancer from the primary tumor to other places in the body.

    University of Illinois professor Ning Wang and colleagues in China use soft gels to culture the elusive cells that spread cancer from the primary tumor to other places in the body.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Ning Wang, call 217-265-0913; email nwangrw@illinois.edu.
    The paper, “Soft Fibrin Gels Promote Selection and Growth of Tumorigenic Cells,” is availableonline.