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2012TheBigPicture – Whoops! Study Accidentally Finds Chemotherapy Makes Cancer Far Worse – 16 November 2012

A team of researchers looking into why cancer cells are so resilient accidentally stumbled upon a far more important discovery. While conducting their research, the team discovered that chemotherapy actually heavily damages healthy cells and subsequently triggers them to release a protein that sustains and fuels tumor growth. Beyond that, it even makes the tumor highly resistant to future treatment. Continue reading