Identification and targeting of colon cancer initiating cells
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
July 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among the US Veterans. While early stages of colorectal cancer are highly curable by surgical resection, the prognosis of patients with metastatic disease remains grave. Promising targeted colorectal cancer treatments, including inhibitors of vascular endothelial growth factor and monoclonal antibodies against epiderma...