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Using two drugs approved by the FDA for treating breast cancer and osteoporosis, Paul Lambert (left) and Sang-Hyuk Chung were able to eliminate cervical cancer in mice. The drugs also cleared pre-cancerous lesions and prevented the onset of cancer in mice that had the lesions.
Image credit: UW School of Medicine and Public Health

The cervix of a mouse that didn't receive the estrogen receptor-blocking drugs, left, displayed multiple lesions and malignant tumors. A mouse that was given the drugs, right, displayed a healthy cervix with no abnormal growths.
Image credit: UW School of Medicine and Public Health
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