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Latest Breast cancer metastasis Stories

2012-01-25 12:38:01

Cancer treatments designed to block the growth of blood vessels were found to increase the number of cancer stem cells in breast tumors in mice, suggesting a possible explanation for why these drugs don't lead to longer survival.

2012-01-18 13:31:50

Brain cancer is hard to treat: it’s not only strong enough to resist most chemotherapies, but also nimble enough to migrate away from radiation or surgery to regrow elsewhere.

2012-01-12 12:18:26

Interferon-stimulated gene 15 (ISG15), a ubiquitin like protein, is highly elevated in a variety of cancers including breast cancer.

2011-12-21 14:59:10

The study shows how normal cells in tumors can enhance the growth of the tumor’s cancer cells after losing an important tumor suppressor gene called Pten.

2011-12-13 22:57:01

Finding ways to counteract or disrupt the invasive nature of cancer cells, called "metastasis," has been a long-term goal of cancer researchers.

2011-11-16 07:31:16

An international clinical trial has found that treatment with a drug that suppresses the normal breakdown of bone can delay the development of bone metastases in men with prostate cancer.

2011-11-14 22:26:23

Scientists are another step closer to understanding what drives tumor metastasis, as laboratory models suggest there are factors inside tumors that can slow their own growth.

2011-10-31 05:56:13

A hopeful new way to block tumor growth! According to a study, the key mechanism that causes the spread of cancer has been identified and can lead to blocking tumor findings.

2011-09-14 22:33:32

Research led by Dr. Suresh Alahari, the Fred Brazda Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans and its Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, has found that a protein discovered by his laboratory can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells.

2011-08-29 13:04:48

Ever since scientists first began growing human cells in lab dishes in 1952, they have focused on improving the chemical soup that feeds the cells and helps regulate their growth.


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