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A jaded observer might consider the cancer research field near maturity and surprising new results improbable. But work on the protein netrin-1 shows that unforeseen insights into cancer can still occur.

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Figure 1: Model for the role of netrin-1 and DCC in regulating cell survival and death in the intestine, based on Mazelin and colleagues' results4.

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Fearon, E., Cho, K. Cell survival guide. Nature 431, 35–36 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/431035a

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