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September 27, 2014
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Diabolical duo: Known breast cancer gene needs a partner to initiate and spread tumors

A study led by Princeton University researchers has revealed that the gene Metadherin — which is implicated in promoting the spread of breast cancer tumors — only stimulates tumor growth when the protein made by the gene interacts with a … Continue reading

December 1, 2013
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The real killer behind cancer

This story is short.  Not much is known about metastasis. And that’s the point.

March 3, 2013
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UCLA Researchers Further Refine ‘Nanovelcro’ Device to Grab Single Cancer Cells from Blood

Improvement enables ‘liquid biopsies’ for metastatic melanoma Researchers at UCLA report that they have refined a method they previously developed for capturing and analyzing cancer cells that break away from patients’ tumors and circulate in the blood. With the improvements … Continue reading

December 16, 2011
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Yale Scientists Identify Gene That Controls The Spread of Melanoma

Yale Cancer Center researchers have identified a gene in melanoma that can dramatically affect the spread of the disease. The study, published in the journal Cancer Cell, provides new insight into how melanoma metastasizes in patients with advanced disease, and … Continue reading

December 14, 2011
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Understanding How Cancer Spreads: Nanotech Single-Cell Monitoring Technique Could Give Insights

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— A technique that lets researchers monitor single cancer cells in real time as they float in liquid could help doctors study the breakaway tumor cells that cause metastasis. Metastasis is the process of the disease spreading through … Continue reading

January 25, 2011
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Blocking Rogue Gene Could Stop the Spread of Most Cancers

*Scientists at the University of East Anglia have discovered a rogue gene which – if blocked by the right drugs – could stop cancer in its tracks.* Published on January 24, 2011, by the journal Oncogene, the discovery is a … Continue reading