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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


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.