Into the 4th cycle of my chemotherapy I felt small lumps on the surface of the left breast and it was red and itchy. By the end of the 5th cycle (5 weeks later) it spread across the whole area. 68 more words
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One of the abstracts to be presented at ASCO this year gives us some insight into risk for and time to death among men with non-metastatic but castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC). 367 more words
By Mhairi Morris, Loughborough University
Current estimates state that nearly half of us will develop cancer at some point during our lifetime, either a benign tumour that doesn’t require treatment or a more aggressive malignant tumour with the potential to kill. 720 more words
Kevin J. Cheung and Andrew J. Ewald (April 7, 2016) Science 352 (6282), 167-169.
Summary & Highlights
- “Although conventional models suggest that metastases are seeded by single cells from the primary tumor, there is growing evidence that seeding requires the collective action of tumor cells traveling together in clusters.” 442 more words