News tagged with lymph node metastasis

MicroRNA-31 might predict lung-cancer spread

(Medical Xpress)—Determining whether a patient's lung cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes is critical for identifying the most effective therapy, but it usually requires surgery. A new study suggests, however, that ...

Sep 24, 2013
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New signaling pathway linked to breast cancer metastasis

Lymph nodes help to fight off infections by producing immune cells and filtering foreign materials from the body, such as bacteria or cancer cells. Thus, one of the first places that cancer cells are found when they leave ...

Apr 02, 2012
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