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Doctor uses scorpion venom to locate cancer cells

July 23, 2014

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Dr. James Olson is a pediatric oncologist at Seattle Children’s, and the scientist who developed a compound using a protein found in deathstalker scorpion venom. When the compound is injected into cancer patients, malignant cells light up so doctors can easily remove tumors without affecting healthy tissue.

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