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A cancer's surprise origins, caught in action

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have, for the first time, visualized the origins of cancer from the first affected cell and watched its spread in a live animal. Their work, published in the January 29th issue of ...

Jan 28, 2016
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Hacking the programs of cancer stem cells

All of the cells in a tumor are the offspring of a single, aberrant cell, but they are not all alike. Only a few retain the capacity of the original cell to create an entire tumor. Such cancer stem cells can migrate to other ...

Jan 25, 2016
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Better diagnosis for a rare syndrome

Understanding Li–Fraumeni syndrome (LFS)—a genetic disorder that substantially increases the risk of a young person developing cancer such as the bone cancer osteosarcoma—is a first step to improving diagnosis and counseling.

Jan 27, 2016
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