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  • Researchers Use Sugar to Halt Esophageal Cancer in Its Tracks

    Jan 15, 2012
    Chemistry's Lara Mahal and her colleagues at the Medical Research Council have identified changes in the patterns of sugar molecules that line pre-cancerous cells in the esophagus, a condition called Barrett’s dysplasia, making it much easier to detect and remove these cells before they develop into esophageal cancer. These findings have important implications for patients and may help to monitor their condition and prevent the development of cancer.
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