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2011-06-08 21:50:14

Findings in the journal Nature suggest strategy for halting metastasis Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have identified a key player in the spread of breast cancer. The findings, published today in the online edition of Nature, identify a critical molecule that helps cancer spread beyond the primary tumor. The research highlights a potential new strategy against metastatic disease. The study's senior author is Jeffrey Pollard, Ph.D., professor of...

2009-08-11 14:29:30

U.S. scientists say they've found cancer metastasis appears to rely on help from macrophages, potent immune system cells that usually defend against disease. Researchers led by Jeffrey Pollard at Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine analyzed the movement of breast cancer cells in mice. They discovered a distinct population of macrophages helps malignant cells locate at distant sites. Pollard and his colleagues said their finding offers a potentially useful new target for...


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