News tagged with metastatic cancers

Capturing live tumor cells in the blood

Tumor cells circulating within a patient's bloodstream can carry cancer from a primary tumor site to distant sites of the body, spreading the disease.

Aug 08, 2013
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Consuming soy peptide may reduce colon cancer metastasis

After a recent University of Illinois study showed that injection of the soy peptide lunasin dramatically reduced colon cancer metastasis in mice, the researchers were eager to see how making lunasin part of the animals' ...

Jul 08, 2013
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Developmental protein plays role in spread of cancer

A protein used by embryo cells during early development, and recently found in many different types of cancer, apparently serves as a switch regulating the spread of cancer, known as metastasis, report researchers ...

Jun 14, 2013
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Why tumor cells leave home

(Medical Xpress)—Malignant cells can escape from primary tumors and colonize new sites in other tissues. In a new study, LMU researchers show how the transcription factor AP4 promotes the development of ...

Jun 11, 2013
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PET/MR effective for imaging recurrent prostate cancer

When prostate cancer makes a comeback, it becomes increasingly important to have exceptional imaging available to find all possible regions where cancer has spread to other parts of the body, or metastasized, in order to ...

Jun 11, 2013
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