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Cancer Therapies
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... Gleevec A nimal studies have already contributed to the development of a drug that has been described by some as "the vanguard in a new generation of cancer drugs." Gleevec, a chemotherapy that works by inhibiting a protein that contributes to can was developed using cell cultures and mouse studies. Like the research programs devoted to developing a malaria vaccine and treatments for epilepsy and heart disease, cancer research requires the use of many different models.
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... chronic tific understanding of the way that genes, environment, and behavior interact to create diseases like cancer, obesity, and drug addiction remains inadequate, as does current treatment, which diseases ...killsmorethan .

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