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Is There A Hypochondriac In The House?

Ask almost any cancer survivor about whether they have become a bit of a hypochondriac, and the answer is usually a resounding yes. I have a confession to make. 1,217 more words

Breast Cancer

Rice University biophysicists Eshel Ben-Jacob and José Onuchic reveal how cancer uses notch-signaling pathways to turn good cells bad

Science Daily: Cancer uses a little-understood element of cell signaling to hijack the communication process and spread, according to Rice University researchers.

A new computational study by researchers at the Rice-based Center for Theoretical Biological Physics shows how cancer cells take advantage of the system by which cells communicate with their neighbors as they pass messages to “be like me” or “be not like me.” 63 more words


Breaking Bad

Una madrugada de la semana pasada, con el reloj cercano a las 2 de la mañana, terminé de ver el último episodio de la serie de televisión Breaking Bad. 1,329 more words

New strategy sees therapy 'stiffening' cancer cells and limiting mobility.

Existing cancer therapies are geared toward killing tumour cells, but Johns Hopkins researchers propose a different strategy, subtly hardening cancer cells to prevent them from invading new areas of the body. 480 more words


Understanding cancer terms

Oncology is the study of tumors, both benign (noncancerous) and malignant (cancerous). An oncologist is a specialist in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of tumors or cancers. 170 more words


El cáncer se vuelve exponencialmente mas difícil de tratar, a medida que las células cancerígenas se van esparciendo por todo el cuerpo, a este proceso se le llama “Metástasis”. 548 more words


MAP-ping Networks That Control Cell Movement: Implications for Understanding Metastasis

For many patients with cancer, it is the spread of tumor cells from the original site to another organ or part of the body (a process called metastasis) that presents the biggest challenges associated with their disease. 502 more words