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Cancer

18 February 2011

World's first chemical guided missile could cure cancer

The world's first cancer stem cell-targeting chemical missile was created, placing them a step closer to creating a medical 'smart bomb' that would kill cancer cells.

Deakin University medical scientists have created the world's first cancer stem cell-targeting chemical missile, placing them a step closer to creating a medical 'smart bomb' that would seek out and eradicate the root of cancer cells.

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