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

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Microenvironment

In our previous post in this series, we talked about how the tumour microenvironment helps tumour cells leave a primary tumour…

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I want to break free – the microenvironment and metastasis

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Microenvironment

No man is an island, and the same can be said of tumour cells. Previous posts in our ‘microenvironment’ series…

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Feeling the heat – the link between inflammation and cancer

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Microenvironment

Regular readers will know that the infrastructure supporting a tumour – its ‘microenvironment’ – is a hot topic in cancer…

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Getting to the root of tumour blood vessels

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Microenvironment

In the first of this series we explained how the ‘neighbourhood’, or microenvironment, around a cancer affects how it grows and…

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Getting to know the neighbours – the tumour microenvironment

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Microenvironment

Despite the huge progress that has been made over recent decades, more than 150,000 people lose their lives to cancer…

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