Low-dose chemotherapy regimens could prevent tumor recurrence in types of breast cancer, pancreatic cancer

Conventional, high-dose chemotherapy treatments can cause the fibroblast cells surrounding tumors to secrete proteins that promote the tumors’ recurrence in more aggressive forms, researchers have discovered.

Frequent, low-dose chemotherapy regimens avoid this effect and may therefore be more effective at treating certain types of breast and pancreatic cancer, according to a new study. Read more . . .


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