Oncology & Cancer

How deep can a cell sense

National University of Singapore researchers discovered that mechanical cues from the porous microenvironment of the bone matrix could affect the proliferation of cancer cells.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stress may switch on bone 'mets'

Stress stimulates the formation of blood vessels in bone and may help breast cancer cells to invade this organ.

Oncology & Cancer

New bone-in technique tests therapies for breast cancer metastasis

A new laboratory technique developed by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and other institutions can rapidly test the effectiveness of treatments for life-threatening breast cancer metastases in bone. The study appears ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists find bone protein inhibits prostate cancer invasion

Scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in collaboration with researchers from University of California campuses at Merced and Davis have found that a secreted protein predominantly expressed in bone inhibits ...

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