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In particularly aggressive forms of breast cancer, cancer cells can settle in other organs and form metastases there.
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.
The proliferation of metastases is often the main cause of complications and death from cancer.
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).
A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study has identified a new role for an important enzyme in preparing lung tissue for the development of metastases.
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 â€“ a tiny capsule specially designed to pass through cell membranes and deliver its anti-cancer drug to the cancer cell.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.