Smallpox Vaccine Kills Liver Cancer

In the November 23rd issue of the San Francisco Chronicle, The Bili Project Foundation was mentioned as a key partner with the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center  in establishing a liver cancer tissue bank to collect samples for scientist worldwide.


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Further complicating matters is that, since it’s so difficult to remove the tumors, scientists have a tough time harvesting useful samples of liver cancer cells for research. Just this month, UCSF announced that it is partnering with the Bili Project Foundation in San Francisco to open a liver cancer tissue bank to collect samples for scientists worldwide.


“Finding a new direction to approach this particularly challenging cancer type is critical,” said Dr. Robin Kate Kelly, a gastrointestinal cancer specialist at UCSF who is helping put together the tissue bank. “Our conventional strategies haven’t been nearly as successful with liver cancer.

Click here to read the full article on what is being done to advance research in the study of liver cancer..

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