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CSULB Professor Awarded Grant to Study Collagen Peptides as a Cancer Treatment Delivery Method

beware of scams Cancer patients dread the hours spent hooked to intravenous lines that send toxic chemotherapy medications like Paclitaxel into their bodies, treating the tumors but also producing problematic side effects. Now, Katarzyna Slowinska, an associate professor of chemistry at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), is investigating how collagen, a naturally occurring bodily substance, can be manipulated into carrying and releasing cancer drugs directly at or even inside tumor cells.

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