Medical research

Tumor progression depends on the tumor microenvironment

Tumor cells constantly interact with the cellular environment they live in, affecting tumor progression and metastasis. In a new study, researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) and Niigata University discovered ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers probe cancer's ongoing evolution

Cancers gain and lose large sections of chromosomes in some of their cells but not in others, a process that may indicate ongoing evolution and selection for preferred traits, report a team of researchers led by the Max Delbrück ...

Oncology & Cancer

Unique cells found in lung cancer patients may predict survival

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. and most who are diagnosed with lung cancer do not survive five years. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type where tumor cells shed ...

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