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A Remarkable New Cancer-Fighting Discovery

“When you’re fighting cancer, you’re going to war against your body,” says Patricia Gallagher, PhD.

Dr. Patricia Gallagher (left) and Ann Tallant (right)

Dr. Ann Tallant (left) and
Dr. Patricia Gallagher (right)

In the battle against cancer, which kills more than half a million Americans each year, Gallagher and Ann Tallant, PhD, both scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Hypertension and Vascular Research Center, have discovered a powerful line of defense that offers hope to save lives. In an ever-growing market of cancer therapeutics, they stand out as inventors of a dual fighting chemotherapeutic that they call “the aspirin of cancer drugs” because of its potency and simplicity to manufacture.

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