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Mouse model shows that Notch activation can drive metastatic prostate cancer

Nearly 200 thousand men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. Most of the deaths associated with prostate cancer occur in advanced stages of the disease, which are the result of metastasis – the spreading of the tumor away from its origin. 513 more words


Long Distance Metastasis 

Remember the first time we Met?

It was a splendid malignant day

You weren’t looking for anything serious

Had a no strings attached benign way… 156 more words

I don't wish cancer on you, just the perspective it brings

I am in no way at the end of my soul journey nor have I evolved out of making mistakes or needing to learn. But this sage IV cancer diagnosis has given me a certain perspective I didn’t have before. 896 more words

Breast Cancer

How Cancer Cells Spread And Squeeze Through Tiny Blood Vessels

The spread of cancer from a tumor’s original location to other parts of the body can play a major role in whether the disease turns deadly. 227 more words


Spinal metastasis - evaluation and treatment

The spine is one of the most common site for metastasis. Effective management of spinal metastasis requires a logical and systematic approach.

Dr. Laurence D. Rhines, MD is the Professor of Neurosurgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA. 60 more words

Spinal Tumours

Novel Insight into How Cancer Spreads Could Offer New Treatments

Metastasis is the process by which cancer cells break away from the primary tumour and spread to other parts of the body via the lymph system or the bloodstream. 540 more words


That "rise" in the incidence of metastatic prostate cancer

Well … Don’t say we didn’t warn you. The American Cancer Society (ACS) and others are now saying that the study suggesting a rise in the incidence of metastatic prostate cancer from 2004 to 2013 has serious flaws. 100 more words