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Latest Epithelial-mesenchymal transition Stories

2014-07-30 10:14:40

Cancer cells are gluttons.

2013-11-04 16:21:59

Tumors become highly malignant when they acquire the ability to colonize other tissues and form metastases.

2012-11-30 16:09:19

A team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has shown for the first time how cancer cells control the ON/OFF switch of a program used by developing embryos to effectively metastasize in vivo, breaking free and spreading to other parts of the body, where they can proliferate and grow into secondary tumors.

2012-08-04 11:35:31

A team of researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, Calif., has found radiation from protons could further enhance a process that occurs during tumor progression.

2012-07-11 14:50:56

Cellular change thought to happen only in late-stage cancers to help tumors spread also occurs in early-stage lung cancer as a way to bypass growth controls.

2012-03-14 21:14:04

A new study by University of Kentucky researchers provides insight into developing new treatment strategies for basal-like breast cancer, commonly known as triple-negative breast cancer.

2012-01-19 14:51:14

Ben Stanger, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and Andrew Rhim, MD, a Gastroenterology Fellow in the Stanger lab, discovered that pancreatic cancer cells in an animal model begin to spread before clinically obvious tumor tissue is detected.

2011-06-09 23:27:12

Whitehead Institute researchers have identified signals from breast epithelial cells that can induce those cells to transition to and maintain a mesenchymal and stem cell-like cell state that imbues both normal and cancer cells with a greater ability to migrate and self-renew.

2011-05-26 12:09:00

SAN DIEGO, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tragara Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


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