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Breast cancer: Why metastasis spreads to the bone

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Université de Genève From: When cancer cells break away from a primary tumor and migrate to other organs, this is called “metastatic cancer.” The organs affected by these metastases, however, depend in part on their tissue of origin. In the case of breast cancer, they usually form in the bones. In an attempt to identify what determines the organs …