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New Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery in London – to focus on anti-evolution treatments

All treatments for cancer should be designed to prevent tumours evolving resistance, because drug-resistant tumours are what kill most people, says Paul Workman, head of the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in the UK. To make this happen, the ICR is setting up a £78 million Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery in London that will bring together researchers from different disciplines to focus on creating anti-evolution treatments. “We are hugely excited about it,” Workman told a press briefing at the Science Media Centre. “The biggest challenge in cancer is drug resistance.”

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SOURCE: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2203290-centre-for-cancer-drug-discovery-to-focus-on-anti-evolution-treatments/

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