Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis
Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis
It’s now thought that in many cases, cancer cells disseminate from the primary tumor site early on and lay dormant for long periods rather than only venturing out from primary tumors at an advanced stage.
Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis
Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis

It’s now thought that in many cases, cancer cells disseminate from the primary tumor site early on and lay dormant for long periods rather than only venturing out from primary tumors at an advanced stage.

It’s now thought that in many cases, cancer cells disseminate from the primary tumor site early on and lay dormant for long periods rather than only venturing out from primary tumors at an advanced stage.

cancer biochemistry
New Understanding of Metastasis Could Lead to Better Treatments
New Understanding of Metastasis Could Lead to Better Treatments
Shawna Williams | Apr 1, 2021
Recent insights, such as the recognition that disseminated cancer cells can lie dormant for years before seeding secondary tumors, suggest novel strategies for fighting metastatic disease.
Biochemist Stanley Cohen Dies
Biochemist Stanley Cohen Dies
Catherine Offord | Feb 10, 2020
The Vanderbilt University professor was awarded a Nobel Prize for his discovery of epidermal growth factor.
Next Generation: Smoking Out Cancer
Next Generation: Smoking Out Cancer
Sabrina Richards | Jul 17, 2013
Researchers analyze smoke generated during surgical tumor removal to distinguish healthy and diseased tissues in real time.