Oncology & Cancer

Ruptures in cell nuclei promotes tumor invasion in breast cancer

When cells multiply and migrate, they can be compressed and their nucleus may break open. This phenomenon causes DNA damage. Scientists from the CNRS, Institut Curie and INSERM have now shown that this facilitates the spread ...

Oncology & Cancer

Surface protein helps tumor cells form clusters

Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) with stem cell features use the adhesive protein ICAM1 to facilitate formation of CTC clusters, which can travel from primary tumors to other organs in the body, according to a Northwestern ...

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