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A home from home – how cancer cells spread to new organs

Category: Science blog June 4, 2013

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series MicroenvironmentIn our previous post in this series, we talked about how the tumour microenvironment helps tumour cells...

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I want to break free – the microenvironment and metastasis

Category: Science blog February 11, 2013

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series MicroenvironmentNo man is an island, and the same can be said of tumour cells. Previous posts in our ‘microenvironment...

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Feeling the heat – the link between inflammation and cancer

Category: Science blog February 1, 2013

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series MicroenvironmentRegular readers will know that the infrastructure supporting a tumour – its ‘microenvironment’ –...

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Getting to the root of tumour blood vessels

Category: Science blog January 18, 2013

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series MicroenvironmentIn the first of this series we explained how the ‘neighbourhood’, or microenvironment, around a can...

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Getting to know the neighbours – the tumour microenvironment

Category: Science blog January 11, 2013

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series MicroenvironmentDespite the huge progress that has been made over recent decades, more than 150,000 people lose their li...

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