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Metastasis is the spread of cancer from one part of the body to another. A tumor formed by cells that have spread is called a “metastatic tumor” or a “metastasis.” The metastatic tumor contains cells that are like those in the original (primary) tumor. The plural form of metastasis is metastases
Investigating new cancer therapy candidates with live-cell imaging

Investigating new cancer therapy candidates with live-cell imaging

New study describes unique role of androgens in kidney cancer

New study describes unique role of androgens in kidney cancer

Cholesterol byproduct acts on specific immune cells to facilitate breast cancer spread

Cholesterol byproduct acts on specific immune cells to facilitate breast cancer spread

New computer program identifies different cell types based on gene expression patterns

New computer program identifies different cell types based on gene expression patterns

University of Akron researcher awarded NSF grant to study bone remodeling

University of Akron researcher awarded NSF grant to study bone remodeling

Genetic signature within prostate cancer cells can predict metastatic tumors

Genetic signature within prostate cancer cells can predict metastatic tumors

FDA approves Verzenio for advanced metastatic breast cancer

FDA approves Verzenio for advanced metastatic breast cancer

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

Notre Dame's HCRI publishes two papers involving ovarian cancer research

Notre Dame's HCRI publishes two papers involving ovarian cancer research

New MRI contrast agent differentiates between aggressive and slow-growing breast cancers

New MRI contrast agent differentiates between aggressive and slow-growing breast cancers

New gel patch could speed up healing and minimize formation of scars

New gel patch could speed up healing and minimize formation of scars

Targeting mutant p53 specific binding protein could lead to new therapeutic strategies for cancer patients

Targeting mutant p53 specific binding protein could lead to new therapeutic strategies for cancer patients

Researchers identify new genetic test to help predict cancer recurrence

Researchers identify new genetic test to help predict cancer recurrence

Study identifies slowly proliferating and highly invasive melanoma cells

Study identifies slowly proliferating and highly invasive melanoma cells

Researchers explore new combination approach to treat high-risk soft-tissue sarcomas

Researchers explore new combination approach to treat high-risk soft-tissue sarcomas

UTSW receives $34 million CPRIT award for cancer research and faculty recruitment

UTSW receives $34 million CPRIT award for cancer research and faculty recruitment

Study: Genomic profiling could help identify effective treatments for pediatric gliomas

Study: Genomic profiling could help identify effective treatments for pediatric gliomas

Research uncovers new target for therapy, diagnosis, and prognosis of colon cancer

Research uncovers new target for therapy, diagnosis, and prognosis of colon cancer

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Myriad Genetics working to educate public about hereditary cancer risk assessment

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Myriad Genetics working to educate public about hereditary cancer risk assessment

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press releases new book on Cell Polarity

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press releases new book on Cell Polarity