Scientists studying cancer cells in humans commonly transplant them to grow human tumors in mice. It’s called a xenograft. Problem is the tumors don’t always grow in mice as they would in patients. But scientists at U-T Southwestern Medical Center have developed a xenograft model that consistently works in the study of skin cancer. Dr. Sean Morrison authored a study on this subject and talks about it in this week’s edition of KERA’s Vital Signs.
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