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Tracking breast cancer cells on the move

Breast cancer cells frequently move from their primary site and invade bone, decreasing a patient's chance of survival. This process of metastasis is complex, and factors both within the breast cancer cells and within the ...

dateJun 14, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Anti-cancer Agent Stops Metastasis in its Tracks

(PhysOrg.com) -- Like microscopic inchworms, cancer cells slink away from tumors to travel and settle elsewhere in the body. Now, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College report in today’s online edition of the journal ...

dateApr 14, 2010 in Cancer
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Cells' grouping tactic points to new cancer treatments

The study, which used embryonic cells, points to a new way of treating cancer where therapy is targeted at the process of cancer cells grouping together. The aim is to stop cancer cells from spreading and causing secondary ...

dateJul 19, 2010 in Cancer
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