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tumors, targeted therapy, non-stem cells, stem cells, Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha
Tumors of similar size and shape can exhibit different responses to the same treatment. Targeted therapy aims to better treat these tumors by classifying them according to genotypic traits. A better understanding of how tumor traits such as non-stem cells influence tumor growth could improve targeted therapy. We hypothesize that the production of non-stem cells may aid tumor growth in avascular tumors (tumors lacking blood vessels).
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Hogan, Jake; Enderling, Heiko; Brown, Joel; and Gatenby, Robert A., "Using Non Stem-Cells to Understand Early Tumor Growth" (2018). Library/Life Sciences Undergraduate Poster Competition 2018. 2.
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