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Chemotherapy and heart failure

One of the chemotherapy treatment options for patients with breast cancer usually includes multiple cycles of therapies based on an intravenous medication of a group called anthracyclines. During the last two decades, the percentage of cure and response rates for cancer patients undergoing this treatment... click to read more

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Reading time 2.5 min
published on Mar 25, 2024
Taking cardiac fibrosis down with engineered immune cells

Heart disease, in its many forms, is one of the most prominent causes of death and suffering, especially in developed countries. One of the hallmarks of most heart diseases is fibrosis, characterized by excessive deposition of the extracellular matrix. Limited amounts of this matrix normally... click to read more

  • Joel G. Rurik | PhD student at Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Jonathan A. Epstein | Professor at Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Reading time 4 min
published on Jun 3, 2020