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Latest cancer metastasis Stories

3-way Genetic Switch Revealed For Cancer Metastasis
2013-10-24 09:00:34

Cancer researchers from Rice University have deciphered the operating principles of a genetic switch that cancer cells use to decide when to metastasize and invade other parts of the body.

2012-06-11 11:53:36

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have developed chemical compounds that can make key modifications to common sugar molecules ("glycans"), which are found on the surface of all cells in our body.

2011-10-03 15:49:10

The invasion of a new species into an established ecosystem can be directly compared to the steps involved in cancer metastasis.

2011-07-26 13:52:24

Study uncovers several compounds that inhibit cancer cell invasion, but also reveals that cancer drug paclitaxel does the opposite—it promotes cancer metastasis.

2010-09-27 17:33:42

Researchers have shown that LIM kinase (LIMK), an important regulator of actin cytoskeleton dynamics, plays a key role in cancer metastasis.

2010-09-16 17:05:25

Chronic stress acts as a sort of fertilizer that feeds breast cancer progression, significantly accelerating the spread of disease in animal models.

2010-07-13 15:32:27

A*STAR scientists made three separate groundbreaking discoveries in fight against cancer.

2009-05-08 08:26:59

A new phase III clinical trial of early stage breast cancer patients has shown that a molecule designed to home in on nearby lymph nodes is just as accurate as current techniques, but faster, more specific and easier to use.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.