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A barrier that keeps cancer at bay

Scientists at EPFL have discovered a biological “barrier” that prevents cancer cells from forming new tumors and more importantly, from metastasizing. The study examines pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors and breast cancer. A barrier that keeps cancer at bay Activins are proteins ...

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Tumors backfire on chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, yet some patients develop metastasis in spite of it. Researchers at EPFL have discovered that chemotherapy-treated mammary tumors produce small vesicles that may help them spread to other organs. The study is ...

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Breast Health & Disease

Breast Health & Disease Breasts play many roles women’s lives. They give women their unique shapes. They provide sexual pleasure. They deliver life-sustaining milk to their babies. Some women are completely comfortable with their breasts, others aren’t. They worry that ...

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Cancer and the artillery of physics

  Cancer and the artillery of physics Andrew Ewald is at the vanguard of a generation of scientists determined to uncover the complexities of cancer Gabriel Popkin / Spring 2018 Not long ago, here is what Andrew Ewald did to ...

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Diagnosing breast cancer

Pictured, left to right, are: Manisha Bahl, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Breast Imaging Fellowship Program; MIT Professor Regina Barzilay (center); and Constance Lehman, professor at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Breast Imaging Division at MGH’s Department ...

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