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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Cancer Research:'Master switch' helps cancer cells survive stress ♦ Making cancer care personal ♦ Spreading cancer cells must change their environment to grow

Breast screening program found to be effective in preventing some invasive cancers Screening for and treatment of an early form of breast cancer has been found to prevent subsequent invasive cancer.
'Master switch' helps cancer cells survive stress Scientists have discovered a 'master switch' within cancer cells that seems to override the normal stress response and allows them to survive conditions that would normally be lethal. The mechanism could be critical in allowing cancer cells to withstand the huge amounts of stress they come under as they divide rapidly and their metabolism goes into overdrive.
Spreading cancer cells must change their environment to grow Spreading cancer cells arriving in a new part of the body must be able to change their new environment to continue to grow.
Making cancer care personal Researchers are partnering with a private company to develop computer simulations that can help personalize cancer care by predicting how a patient will respond to a drug treatment.

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