News tagged with metastatic cancer

When cancer cells can't let go

Like a climber scaling a rock face, a migrating cancer cell has to keep a tight grip on the surface but also let go at the right moment to move ahead. Chan et al. reveal that the focal adhesion kinase (FAK) coordinates these ...

dateApr 13, 2009 in Cancer
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New test may predict spread of breast cancer (w/Video)

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have previously shown that the co-mingling of three cell types can predict whether localized breast cancer will spread throughout the body. Now, a collaborative ...

dateMar 24, 2009 in Cancer
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