Category Archives: oligometastasis

Researchers use precision medicine-based microRNAs to limit cancer metastases.


Cancers that have spread throughout the body, a process known as metastasis, are difficult, often impossible, to control. They are the leading cause of cancer-related deaths.  Twenty years ago, however, University of Chicago researchers-described what they considered an intermediate and potentially treatable state between a single tumour and widespread cancer. They labelled it oligometastasis. Like oligarchy, the rule of the

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