News tagged with microenvironment

How the fluid between cells affects tumors

There are many factors that affect tumor invasion, the process where a tumor grows beyond the tissue where it first developed. While factors like genetics, tissue type and environmental exposure affect tumor ...

Jul 25, 2012
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The challenges of cancer vaccines

The first therapeutic cancer vaccine has now been approved by the FDA, and a diverse range of therapeutic cancer vaccines directed against a spectrum of tumor-associated antigens are currently being evaluated in clinical ...

Mar 06, 2012
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Study identifies blood-forming stem cells' growth

Scientists with the new Children's Research Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified the environment in which blood-forming stem cells survive and thrive within the body, an important step toward increasing ...

Jan 25, 2012
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