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Superfund Research Program

Effects of Superfund Toxicants on Liver Cancer Progenitor Cells

Project Leader: Michael Karin
Grant Number: P42ES010337
Funding Period: 2000-2017
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  • New tumor-promoting pathway for liver cancer discovered
    Paper of the Month - January 2018
    A new study from NIEHS grantees showed that chronic liver inflammation can promote cancer by suppressing one of the body's natural mechanisms to fight cancer development. The discovery of this new tumor-promoting pathway could lead to new liver cancer treatments.
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