Medical research

The secret of lymph: How lymph nodes help cancer cells spread

For decades, physicians have known that many kinds of cancer cells often spread first to lymph nodes before traveling to distant organs through the bloodstream. New research from Children's Medical Center Research Institute ...

Medical research

Scientists grew cancers to develop a melanoma research tool

A nationwide group of researchers from the Maurice Wilkins Center (MWC) have recently reported a detailed characterisation of one of the largest melanoma cell line panels ever developed that makes this a resource for research ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists identify new target for melanoma immunotherapy

QIMR Berghofer research has found a new reason why some melanoma patients do not respond well to immunotherapy—a discovery that could lead to better-tailored treatments for the potentially deadly cancer.

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