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​NTU team uses dead bacteria to kill colorectal cancer cells

Scientists from NTU have come up with a new to way to kill colorectal cancer cells – their weapon: dead bacteria commonly found in soil. Traditional methods like chemotherapy and radiotherapy don’t work well in the colon due to the reduced bloodflow and the lack of oxygen in the tumour environment, but the new method works well.

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- Lianhe Zaobao, 11 Nov 2015, page 7
- MyPaper, 11 Nov 2015, page B2
- Channel NewsAsia, 9 Nov 2015, 10pm
- Channel NewsAsia online, 9 Nov 2015

- Channel 5, 9 Nov 2015, 9.30pm
- Suria, 9 Nov 2015, 10pm
- Channel 8, 9 Nov 2015, 6.30pm
- 938LIVE, 9 Nov 2015, 12pm
- Laboratory Equipment, 11 Nov 2015
- Berita Harian online, 10 Nov 2015
- Biotechin.Asia, 9 Nov 2015
- Science Newsline, 9 Nov 2015
- News Medical, 9 Nov 2015


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