Immunology

Mechanism found connecting metastatic breast cancer and arthritis

Working with mouse models, researchers have found a strong connection between autoimmune arthritis and increased aggressiveness in metastatic breast cancer. The connection appears to involve the tendency of autoimmune arthritis ...

Cancer

Key mechanism identified in metastatic breast cancer

Scientists at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center have identified a key molecular mechanism in breast cancer that enables tumor cells to spread to adjacent or distant parts of the body in a process called metastasis. ...

Cancer

Less Toxic Drug Prolongs Survival in Metastatic Breast Cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has found that a less toxic, solvent-free chemotherapy drug more effectively prevents the progression of metastatic breast cancer and ...

Cancer

Scientists decode entire genome of metastatic breast cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time in history, BC Cancer Agency scientists in British Columbia, Canada have decoded all of the three billion letters in the DNA sequence of a metastatic lobular breast cancer tumour, a type ...

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