Scoring scheme predicts ability of cancer cells to spread to other parts of body

13 noviembre 2014

A new novel system opens up the possibility to explore new treatments that suppress the spread of cancer in patients, researchers report. This process was shown to play a role in a large number of cancer-related events, including cancer invasion, metastasis, and chemo-resistance. To date, there are no existing tools to systematically quantify the EMT status of tumors.