Cancer-free thanks to the camel?


About the research


Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide. Current treatments do not always remove all cancer cells or may not be able to reach hard-to-reach cancer cells in the body. This leads to dangerous metastases that reduce the chance of recovery. Yana is therefore looking for a new, more effective method of treating breast cancer and she's putting her hope on camels... 

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Yana Dekempeneer

Yana Dekempeneer is a researcher in biomedical sciences, affiliated with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and SCK-CEN, the research centre for peaceful applications of radioactivity in Mol. She started her doctoral research with a scholarship from Kom Op Tegen Kanker. 

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