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An actual update

I realized today that in only one post have I discussed what’s actually happened in the past months, and so in case you didn’t come to this blog looking for extensive but naive philosophizing, I should do a bit of an update. 1,249 more words

Processing The Past

Messages from the Border: Novel Insights in Signal Transduction Pathways Involved in Tumor Invasion and Metastasis

Read  full  paper  at:http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=53972#.VN2sTSzQrzE

Cancer is a multistep process encompassing the transformation of normal epithelial cells to the stromal invasion and metastasis, with these last considered the final stage of the disease. 3,869 more words

New screening tool could speed development of ovarian cancer drugs

Each year about 21,290 women in the United States will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and about 14,180 women will die from the disease. Ovarian cancer is aggressive and is rarely detected at an early stage. 857 more words

At The Bench

It's My Cancerversary...And I Don't Feel Like Celebrating

After 4 breast cancers since 1988, I’ve lost track of the usual markers of cancerversaries. I can remember month and year of diagnoses but can no longer keep specific dates in my head. 964 more words

Breast Cancer

The Will to Live- by Guest Blogger Suzanne Ruggieri

Today’s blog comes from the wife of an osteosarcoma fighter. Together, they fought the disease as a team and beat the odds they were given, at least for a couple of years. 1,575 more words


Gene-blocking clusters of microRNAs can limit the spread of cancer

Cancers that have spread throughout the body, a process known as metastasis, are difficult, often impossible, to control. They are the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. 216 more words

At The Bench

Connective tissue growth factor–specific antibody attenuates tumor growth, metastasis, and angiogenesis in an orthotopic mouse model of pancreatic cancer

Journal Article

Takuma Aikawa

Jason Gunn

Suzanne M Spong

Stephen J Klaus

Murray Korc



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