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Photodynamic therapy against cancer

In a new study, published in Science Translational Medicine, researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, investigated whether eradicating tumor-associated lymphatic vessels and the tumor cells they c ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Cancer
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Scientists show TAp63 suppresses cancer metastasis

Long overshadowed by p53, its famous tumor-suppressing sibling, the p63 gene does the tougher, important job of stifling the spread of cancer to other organs, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Cancer
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Fly cells flock together, follow the light

Scientists at Johns Hopkins report using a laser beam to activate a protein that makes a cluster of fruit fly cells act like a school of fish turning in social unison, following the lead of the one stimulated with light.

dateJun 18, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Self-help -- tumors promote their own metastasis

Current research suggests that tumor-secreted exosomes inhibit the immune response, enhancing tumor metastasis. The related report by Liu et al, "Contribution of MyD88 to the tumor exosome-mediated induction of myeloid derived ...

dateApr 30, 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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