How special mice could help embattled ex-Toronto mayor Rob Ford defeat his rare form of cancer

TORONTO — At a laboratory in Mississauga, Ont., pieces of Rob Ford are growing inside a dozen or so special mice — and could give the former Toronto mayor a new edge against his aggressive .

Ford, 46, is among the first patients in to use a novel system for trying to pinpoint the most effective chemotherapy drugs, with pieces of patients’ tumours

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