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Bacteria in Tumors Promote Metastasis in Mice
Microbes living inside cancer cells may help them spread to distant sites by enhancing the cells’ resistance to mechanical stress, a study shows.
Bacteria in Tumors Promote Metastasis in Mice
Bacteria in Tumors Promote Metastasis in Mice

Microbes living inside cancer cells may help them spread to distant sites by enhancing the cells’ resistance to mechanical stress, a study shows.

Microbes living inside cancer cells may help them spread to distant sites by enhancing the cells’ resistance to mechanical stress, a study shows.

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Scientists discover tumor-associated T cells that drive breast cancer metastasis to lymph nodes.
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Tumor Cells on Brink of Death May Trigger Metastasis
Alejandra Manjarrez | Mar 25, 2022 | 5 min read
A new study reports that human colon cancer cells at imminent risk of death can instead develop characteristics needed to colonize new parts of the body.
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Tetanus Immunity Protects Mice Against Pancreatic Cancer
Amanda Heidt | Mar 24, 2022 | 3 min read
Because most people are vaccinated against tetanus as children, delivering benign bacteria carrying a tetanus antigen into pancreatic tumors makes them visible to memory cells in the immune system, researchers report.
Transgenic Mouse Illuminates Melanoma Metastasis
Abby Olena | Jun 28, 2017 | 4 min read
Glowing cells mark the routes of tumor spread by way of newly formed lymph vessels. 
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