Metastasis

Stop the growth: Researchers take aim at cancer metastasis
Scientists in the lab of LSI faculty member John Tesmer focused on an enzyme known as P-Rex1, which has been strongly linked to cancer progression and metastasis in breast, prostate and skin cancer--making it an attractive target for new drugs. [...]
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Antibody developed at Johns Hopkins slows tumor growth and metastasis in mice
Johns Hopkins scientists report they have developed an antibody against a specific cellular gateway that suppresses lung tumor cell growth and breast cancer metastasis in transplanted tumor experiments in mice, according to a new study published in the ... [...]
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Survival Rate For Patients With Prostate Cancer Metastasis Higher When The …
Given a diagnosis of cancer, most patients immediately ask, "Can it be cured? How much time do I have?" And in a new analysis, Duke Cancer Institute researchers say where prostate cancer metastasizes, or spreads, will directly impact a man's survival time. [...]
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Triple Negative Breast Cancer Study Tests Way of Monitoring Metastasis Using …
The trial, “A Pilot Surveillance Study to Monitor Natural Killer Cells and Circulating Tumor Cells in Previously Treated Non-metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer,” will use the company's ClearID genomic test, powered by the LiquidBiopsy technology, ... [...]
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Aminomethylphosphonic acid inhibits growth and metastasis of human prostate …
Human prostate cancer PC-3-LacZ-luciferase cells were implanted into the ventral lateral lobes of the prostate in 39 athymic Nu/Nu nude male mice. Seven days later, mice were randomized into the control group (n = 14, treated intraperitoneally with ... [...]
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Curcumin blocks the metastasis of colon cancer by a novel mechanism
A team of researchers led by the University of Arizona's Steele Children's Research Center discovered that curcumin – the bioactive molecule derived from the spice turmeric – blocks the protein cortactin in colon cancer. Cortactin, a protein essential ... [...]
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This Common Dietary Ingredient May Increase Breast Cancer and Lung Metastasis Risk
But, as researchers have suggested, it's often not the original tumor that winds up killing a cancer patient, but the metastasis of cancer to other parts of the body that makes the disease incredibly difficult to treat. Understanding the triggers ... [...]
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