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Taking aim at metastatic lung tumors

A new study uses a sophisticated genomic analysis to unravel some of the complex cellular signals that drive the deadly invasive spread of lung cancer. The research, published by Cell Press in the June issue of the journal ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Cancer
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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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Why metastasic cells migrate

Migration ability of metastatic cells is not due to an altered mechanism of tumor cells but to a natural capacity of healthy cells. The results could help to identify potential strategies for metastasis inhibition.

dateMar 29, 2010 in Cancer
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Reactive oxygen's role in metastasis

Researchers at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research have discovered that reactive oxygen species, such as superoxide and hydrogen peroxide, play a key role in forming invadopodia, cellular protrusions implicated in ...

dateSep 16, 2009 in Cancer
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