Stem cell researcher targets ‘seeds’ of breast cancer metastasis

11 julio 2014

For breast cancer patients, the era of personalized medicine may be just around the corner. Breast cancer cells circulating through the blood streams of six patients have been isolated for study in a recent research project. Some of these deadly cancer cells are the «seeds» of metastasis, which travel to and establish secondary tumors in vital organs such as the bone, lungs, liver and brain.