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Helicobacter pylori Antibiotic Treatment of Peptic Ulcer May not Prevent Gastric lymphomas
...lymphoid tissue (MALT). While antibiotic treatment eradicates
the bacteria and promotes tumor regression, the effects of re-infection on disease are more severe. Dr. Mueller's group used a mouse model of Helicobacter-induced MALT lymphoma that employs H. felis to mimic human disease in the mouse. Mice were inf...
Gene Therapy Eradicates Pancreatic Cancer in Mice
...embeds a gene in pancreatic cancer that shrinks or eradicates
tumours, inhibits metastasis, and prolongs survival virtually without toxicity. "This vehicle, or vector, is so targeted and robust in its cancer-specific expression that it can be used for therapy and perhaps for imaging," notes senior author Dr....