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Stopping tumor cell movement halts cancer spread

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By: Catharine Paddock PhD From: medicalnewstoday.com New insights into how tumor cells move could greatly assist in developing treatments to prevent the spread of cancer Using an experimental model, scientists from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis stopped cancer cells from spreading, even after the cells had altered their mode of movement. The chances of eliminating cancer are much higher …

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Using precision-genetics in pigs to beat cancer

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Source: Frontiers From: sciencedaily.com The numbers are staggering: more than 40 % is the lifetime risk of developing cancer in the U.S., with only 66 % survival-rates 5 years after diagnosis, for all types of cancer. Trends suggest that in 2015, over 1.6 million new cases were diagnosed in the U.S., with over 580,000 deaths in consequence. These numbers emphasize …