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Project: Prevention of peritoneal metastases by selective removal potentially invasive cancer cells from the peritoneal fluid

project duration
01-OCT-09 – 30-SEP-10
abstract
Peritoneal metastases are an imported cause of death among colon cancer patients. By using the invasive nature of cancer cells we want to remove these cells from the peritoneal fluid. Encapsulated myofibroblast release pro-invasive factors, these factors make cancer cells invade in the surrounding collagen layer where thy will be eliminated throw local radiation.