Oncology & Cancer

Predicting metastasis from primary tumor size

A new mathematical model uses the size of a cancer patient's initial, primary tumor to predict whether undetectable secondary tumors are already present. Stefano Avanzini and Tibor Antal of the University of Edinburgh, U.K., ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer metastasis: Tumor plasticity counts

Cancer metastasis, which is the propagation of tumor cells into distant organs, is the leading cause of cancer patient mortality. To undergo metastasis, cells must leave the primary tumor, invade the microenvironment, circulate ...

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