The Wall Street Journal
In an audacious twist on the concept of fighting fire with fire, scientists have developed a provocative strategy of fighting cancer with cancer.
Researchers at the Rogosin Institute are taking tumor cells from
mice, encapsulating them in beads made from a seaweed-derived sugar
called agarose, and implanting them in the abdomen of cancer patients.
There, cells in the beads secrete proteins researchers believe could
signal a patient's cancer to stop growing, shrink or even die... Read More