Why is it that these rather ugly rodents don’t get cancer? Hint: the substance that makes their skin elastic also helps them fight cancerous tumors. Scientists such as Bryan Toole, a cancer biologist at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, are busy studying just exactly how their physiological make-up defies cancer, and how it might be translated into helping humans overcome the disease.

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Naked Mole Rats Don't Get Cancer


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