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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
New algorithm provides personalized treatment approach for patients with metastatic spine cancer

New algorithm provides personalized treatment approach for patients with metastatic spine cancer

Certain foods may assist spread of breast cancer

Certain foods may assist spread of breast cancer

Scientists find way to reduce breast cancer spread

Scientists find way to reduce breast cancer spread

Mitochondrial DNA may play more important role in metastatic cancer than previously thought

Mitochondrial DNA may play more important role in metastatic cancer than previously thought

Study uncovers potential targets for treatment of aggressive triple-negative breast cancers

Study uncovers potential targets for treatment of aggressive triple-negative breast cancers

Research reveals why patients with diabetes have poorer prognosis for prostate cancer

Research reveals why patients with diabetes have poorer prognosis for prostate cancer

Researchers uncover small molecule that plays key role in protecting against cancer

Researchers uncover small molecule that plays key role in protecting against cancer

Study provides novel insights into evolutionary pathways of pancreatic cancer

Study provides novel insights into evolutionary pathways of pancreatic cancer

Study finds specific protein that plays role in breast cancer metastasis

Study finds specific protein that plays role in breast cancer metastasis

UCSF researchers find new way to attack common drivers of 'undruggable' cancers

UCSF researchers find new way to attack common drivers of 'undruggable' cancers

Scientists discover new target for anti-angiogenic tumor therapy

Scientists discover new target for anti-angiogenic tumor therapy

Researchers block common siren call of glioblastoma and metastatic breast cancer

Researchers block common siren call of glioblastoma and metastatic breast cancer

Study identifies genes involved in latent asymptomatic state of breast cancer metastases

Study identifies genes involved in latent asymptomatic state of breast cancer metastases

Study reveals key mechanism of how cancer metastasis happens

Study reveals key mechanism of how cancer metastasis happens

Pretreatment improves outcomes in high-risk stage 3 melanoma, study shows

Pretreatment improves outcomes in high-risk stage 3 melanoma, study shows

Research sheds new light on genetic, environmental factors that promote prostate cancer metastasis

Research sheds new light on genetic, environmental factors that promote prostate cancer metastasis

Researchers discover new promising biomarker for colorectal cancer

Researchers discover new promising biomarker for colorectal cancer

UC scientists identify protein that acts as mediator of HER2-driven breast cancer

UC scientists identify protein that acts as mediator of HER2-driven breast cancer

New way to identify breast cancer patients who may develop incurable secondary tumors

New way to identify breast cancer patients who may develop incurable secondary tumors

Researchers describe key cellular receptor involved in ovarian cancer metastasis

Researchers describe key cellular receptor involved in ovarian cancer metastasis