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Dr Fiona Simpson's groundbreaking research

Funds raised through the Project Pink campaign is helping to support life-saving breast cancer research; in particular, Dr Fiona Simpson's research project which is looking at how to make current treatment resistant cancer cells, like Triple Negative Breast Cancer, respond to targeted therapy by combining a drug that has been in clinical use for over 30 years. In exciting news, the research project has received ethics permission to go into the clinical trial phase. Watch this space for further updates, underway!

Dr Fiona Simpson's lab are looking at how to make current treatment resistant cancer cells, like triple negative breast cancer, respond to targeted therapy by combining the therapy with the drug, Stemetil, which has been in clinical use for over 30 years.
In exciting news, the research project has just begun clinical trials with cancer patients at the PA Hospital.

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