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.

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A Bright New Tool to Record Cellular Interactions
A Bright New Tool to Record Cellular Interactions
Lisa Winter | Apr 1, 2021
The G-baToN prototype transfers GFP between cells, illuminating cell-cell contacts.
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.
Best of Cancer Research
Best of Cancer Research
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 23, 2020
This collection of articles from The Scientist explores some of the latest cancer research!
A New Molecular Mechanism for Metastasis
A New Molecular Mechanism for Metastasis
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jul 27, 2020
Download this research summary to learn about functional proteomic adaptations leading to increased metastasis!
The Scientist Speaks Podcast – Episode 6
The Scientist Speaks Podcast – Episode 6
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jun 30, 2020
A Game of Cancer and Evolution
A Trick that Helps Horses and Cattle Avoid Metastatic Cancer
A Trick that Helps Horses and Cattle Avoid Metastatic Cancer
Shawna Williams | Apr 1, 2020
Researchers find connective tissue has a crucial role to play in whether cancer cells metastasize.
Colon Cancer Uses a Regenerative Playbook to Metastasize
Colon Cancer Uses a Regenerative Playbook to Metastasize
Shawna Williams | Apr 1, 2020
A study finds similarities between cells that heal wounds and those that lead deadly cancerous invasions.
Image of the Day: Melanoma Neural Network
Image of the Day: Melanoma Neural Network
Emily Makowski | Dec 9, 2019
A deep neural network can help determine how likely cancer cells are to metastasize.
Image of the Day: DISCO Tissue Clearing
Image of the Day: DISCO Tissue Clearing
Emily Makowski | Oct 22, 2019
New methods of visualizing tissue are presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting.