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Designing a protocol to fast-track research into a new cancer drug target

Posted by on 13 February 2023

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Summary of Research - December 2022

by Victoria Gibbs, Massey University

22 Gibbs PhotoAotearoa has an ageing population. Whilst the process of ageing reflects the growth in knowledge and character that comes with life, it also brings with it new challenges. Cancer is a disease that is more prevalent in our older population. Not only does cancer reduce the lifespan of patients, but it reduces their quality of life, making it trying for both patients and their loved ones. Many currently available anti-cancer treatments are themselves hard on the patient and are often unable to provide complete remission. It is important to develop new treatments that will provide better outcomes for cancer patients.

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