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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
Researchers uncover protein linked to breast cancer metastasis

Researchers uncover protein linked to breast cancer metastasis

Penn State professor receives NSF CAREER award to study mechanobiology of cell differentiation

Penn State professor receives NSF CAREER award to study mechanobiology of cell differentiation

Stiff tissue can present microenvironment susceptible to tumor growth, says study

Stiff tissue can present microenvironment susceptible to tumor growth, says study

Osteoporosis drug prevents spread of basal-like breast cancer in mice

Osteoporosis drug prevents spread of basal-like breast cancer in mice

Non-aspirin NSAID use linked to shorter survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma

Non-aspirin NSAID use linked to shorter survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma

Direct contact with lymphatic endothelial cells promotes melanoma metastasis

Direct contact with lymphatic endothelial cells promotes melanoma metastasis

Study explains how colon cancer cells spread to the liver

Study explains how colon cancer cells spread to the liver

Studies provide advanced knowledge about renal cancer

Studies provide advanced knowledge about renal cancer

Scientists develop tissue-engineered models to better understand cancer metastases

Scientists develop tissue-engineered models to better understand cancer metastases

Studies show hemp's potential for treating ovarian cancer

Studies show hemp's potential for treating ovarian cancer

Innovative research could lead to new ways to treat, prevent cancer

Innovative research could lead to new ways to treat, prevent cancer

Innovative device shows promise in capturing and releasing circulating tumor cells

Innovative device shows promise in capturing and releasing circulating tumor cells

Roswell Park researchers identify driver of cancer-promoting metabolic changes

Roswell Park researchers identify driver of cancer-promoting metabolic changes

Axillary ultrasound imaging found to be inferior for detecting lymph node metastases in breast cancer

Axillary ultrasound imaging found to be inferior for detecting lymph node metastases in breast cancer

Research reveals immune suppressive role of soluble antibodies in tumor progression

Research reveals immune suppressive role of soluble antibodies in tumor progression

Researchers discover key enzyme driving breast cancer

Researchers discover key enzyme driving breast cancer

Removal of single mitochondrial protein leads to severe inflammation

Removal of single mitochondrial protein leads to severe inflammation

Researchers discover potential new therapeutic target for Ewing sarcoma

Researchers discover potential new therapeutic target for Ewing sarcoma

New fluorescent probe identifies cancer stem cells

New fluorescent probe identifies cancer stem cells

New insights into 100-year-old mystery open novel possibilities for breast cancer treatment

New insights into 100-year-old mystery open novel possibilities for breast cancer treatment