Oncology & Cancer

Research reveals insight into how lung cancer spreads

A cellular component known as the Golgi apparatus may play a role in how lung cancer metastasizes, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center whose findings were reported in the Nov. 21 ...

Immunology

How killer -T-cells migrate towards virus-infected cells

Joost Beltman (LACDR, Leiden University) has provided novel insights in the way T-killer cells migrate towards virus-infected cells. This was accomplished by a combination of experimental research in the group of Ton Schumacher ...

Oncology & Cancer

Tumors prefer the easy way out

Tumor cells become lethal when they spread. Blocking this process can be a powerful way to stop cancer. Historically, scientists thought that tumor cells migrated by brute force, actively pushing through whatever tissue was ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers develop new approach for studying deadly brain cancer

Human glioblastoma multiforme, one of the most common, aggressive and deadly forms of brain cancer, is notoriously difficult to study. Scientists have traditionally studied cancer cells in petri dishes, which have none of ...

Oncology & Cancer

When cells are consumed by wanderlust

(Medical Xpress)—In experiments on zebrafish, Freiburg researchers have demonstrated that the same proteins that lead to the formation of metastases in humans also cause the cells to migrate during embryonic development. ...

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