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DOE Laboratories Help Develop Promising New Cancer Fighting Drug, Vemurafenib Print
Thursday, 18 August 2011 00:00

Powerful X-Rays Enable Development of Successful Treatment for Melanoma and Other Life-Threatening Diseases.

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The new anti-cancer drug, vemurafenib, is the green honeycomb structure at middle left. Four dotted red lines show where it attaches to a target area in the mutated enzyme, disabling it from promoting the growth of tumors. | Image courtesy of Plexxikon Inc.