Conquering Cancer, One Fruit Fly at a Time

A conversation with Ross Cagan, Ph.D.

Ross Cagan is attempting to change the mindset when it comes to treating cancer. Rather than go the route of attacking tumors with tar­geted therapy, the pio­neering researcher and his col­leagues at Mount Sinai Hos­pital in New York are taking an inno­v­a­tive approach to making treat­ment more personalized—one that involves an unlikely test subject.

The fight against cancer, one fruit fly at a time News@Northeastern 09.12.2014

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