Latest metastases Stories

2012-03-06 22:58:42

In particularly aggressive forms of breast cancer, cancer cells can settle in other organs and form metastases there.

2011-12-10 01:30:29

The presence of circulating tumor cells in the blood appears to have no relationship to survival in women who have just been diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer.

2011-12-07 23:04:14

The proliferation of metastases is often the main cause of complications and death from cancer.

2011-03-30 08:00:00

ATLANTA, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The volume of normal brain tissue exposed to radiation during treatment for multiple metastases appears to depend on which stereotactic radiosurgery system is employed, according to a recent study in the Journal of Neurosurgery(1).

2011-02-16 16:50:32

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study has identified a new role for an important enzyme in preparing lung tissue for the development of metastases.

2010-11-18 12:52:17

Scientists in Germany have developed a way of smuggling an anti-cancer drug past the protective blood-brain barrier and into brain tumours and metastases using a nanocarrier – a tiny capsule specially designed to pass through cell membranes and deliver its anti-cancer drug to the cancer cell.

Word of the Day
  • 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.