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Contact: Dan Ferber
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Breast Cancer Reversed

Caption: Milk ducts in cancer-prone mice are packed with tumor cells (deep purple cells, shown by arrow), causing the ducts to grow fatter. But milk ducts in mice treated with a gene-silencing nanoparticle remain mostly hollow (right, shown by arrows), like healthy ducts.

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