Researchers have discovered a protein key to cancer's spread and relapse. It could lead to new treatments that ditch unfortunate side effects.
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Researchers have pinpointed a gene that causes an aggressive form of breast cancer to rapidly grow in animal models and how to "switch it off."
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"Patients often ask 'Why am I so unlucky? Why did my cancer spread?' As doctors, we never had an answer... This research provides an explanation."
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The discovery of how breast cancer cells shift to mitochondrial metabolism to metastasize could lead to new ways to stop their spread and reduce mortality.
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Scientists call some cancers "Wnt addicted" because they can't live without it. New research with gastric cancer organoids suggests a new treatment strategy.
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An implant that traps cancer cells could help doctors monitor cancer's progress and check to see if treatments are working, all without invasive biopsy.
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A newly discovered vesicle is the first identified in 20 years and the smallest known, say researchers. And it acts like a bike courier.
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