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Science of Wistar: Can a Diabetes Drug Stop Therapy-resistant Melanoma?

June 27, 2013
The Wistar Institute

Can diabetes drugs help kill therapy-resistant, advanced melanoma, the most aggressive form of skin cancer?

New findings from The Wistar Institute's Melanoma Research Center suggest that a common diabetes drug may work with anticancer drugs to destroy metastatic melanoma. Learn all about it from Dr. Adina Vultur, a staff scientist in the lab of Wistar's Dr. Meenhard Herlyn.