Cancer Cells Can Hibernate En Masse to Survive Chemotherapy

Tapping into an ancient evolutionary survival mechanism, cancer cells can enter a sluggish, slow-dividing state to survive the harsh environment created by chemotherapy or other targeted agents. This mechanism, called diapause, appears to be accessible to all cancer cells, not just a subset.

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