Category Archives: circulating tumour cells

Researchers successfully block circulating breast cancer cells from entering bones.


Breast cancer is notorious for its ability to relapse after many years, long after a patient had completed treatment.  A major site of disease dissemination and relapse is bone, although the critical signals that allow circulating breast cancer cells to identify bone microvasculature, enter tissue, and tether to the microenvironment are poorly understood.  Now, a study from researchers at the Duke

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