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Key mechanism identified in metastatic breast cancer

Scientists at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center have identified a key molecular mechanism in breast cancer that enables tumor cells to spread to adjacent or distant parts of the body in a process called metastasis. ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Cancer
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Nanofibers Carry Toxic Peptides Into Cancer Cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have long known that certain peptides are capable of killing cells by inserting themselves into the cell membranes and disrupting normal membrane structure and function. Now, researchers at Northwestern ...

dateApr 22, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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