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Key Process Discovered That Allows Colon Cancer To Metastasize
2012-11-13 10:57:33

The study, published in the prestigious journal Cancer Cell, reveals that tumor cells of the colon must form alliances with healthy cells in order to colonize other organs during metastasis

2011-03-17 20:18:18

Colorectal cancer cells trigger a set of genes similar to those found in intestinal stem cells, scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) have found.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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