New Mayo Clinic Trial to Explore Use of Avatar Mice to Guide Ovarian Cancer Treatment | GenomeWeb

Originally published June 3.

CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) -- Patient-derived xenografts (PDX), also called mouse avatars, have proven themselves to be accurate proxies for ovarian tumors in human patients and are aiding in the development of response predictors for therapies, according to presentations at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology this week.

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