News tagged with cell surface proteins

Scientists illuminate cancer cells' survival strategy

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has discovered key elements of a strategy commonly used by tumor cells to survive when they spread to distant organs. The finding could lead to drugs that could inhibit ...

Jan 26, 2012
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Gene found to play role in early cancer

(Medical Xpress) -- Mutations to a gene called p53 have been linked to half of all cancers, leading to tumor growth and the spread of cancerous cells. Now, a Cornell-led study identifies for the first time the mechanisms ...

Aug 24, 2011
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Key driver of metastasis identified

Scientists at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia have identified a key mechanism of metastasis that could lead to blocking tumor growth if their findings are confirmed.

Oct 31, 2011
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