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Latest Marc Lacroix Stories

2012-07-18 06:37:41

Investigators from the Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology have discovered that stress can promote the colonization of breast cancer cells in bone.

2012-06-14 12:22:54

Breast cancer cells frequently move from their primary site and invade bone, decreasing a patient's chance of survival.

2012-04-10 10:56:42

Researchers from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) have shown that breast cancer cells that metastasize to the lung express a higher level of the protein peroxiredoxin 2 (PRDX2).

2011-10-21 05:28:47

Cancer breakthroughs may be deceptive to the public. A study, published in the open-access journal PLoS Computational Biology on October 20, questions the reasoning used in many highly cited cancer publications supporting the relevance of animal and test tube experiments to human cancer.

2011-02-14 15:26:50

A team of researchers at CIC bioGUNE has revealed that oestrogen can reduce the risk of breast cancer.

2009-11-03 15:49:47

Researchers have reduced breast cancer metastasis to bone using an experimental agent to inhibit ROCK, a protein that was found to be over-expressed in metastatic breast cancer.

2009-10-10 10:06:17

A tumor-suppressing protein snatches up an important cancer-promoting enzyme and tags it with molecules that condemn it to destruction, a research team led by scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center reports this week in the journal Molecular Cell.

2009-08-04 10:56:11

A subset of tumor cells that remain after a woman with breast cancer undergoes treatment with either anti-cancer or anti-hormone therapy shows a “gene signature” that could be used to define targets for developing new drugs against the disease

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2009-07-01 10:45:00

Previously, only a few genes had been associated with the formation of metastases in colorectal cancer.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.