About the research
Why do cancer patients relapse despite receiving treatment? This is often due to dormant cancer cells. These cells lie dormant in the body and manage to escape treatment, for example, chemotherapy. Can substances from camel and llama blood provide a breakthrough? Can substances from the blood of camels and llamas provide a breakthrough? That is what Kim De Veirman (VUB - FWO) is trying to find out. She wants to destroy dormant cancer cells using camel blood.