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The Hallmarks of Cancer 6: Tissue Invasion and Metastasis

The Hallmarks of Cancer 6: Tissue Invasion and Metastasis

The Hallmarks of Cancer are 10 underlying principles shared by all cancers. You can read the first five Hallmarks of Cancer articles here. The Sixth Hallmark of Cancer is defined as “Tissue Invasion and Metastasis.” A growing tumor will eventually spawn pioneer cells; these move out of the original clump of mutant cells to invade [...]..

October 30, 2013 — Buddhini Samarasinghe
The Hallmarks of Cancer: 4 – Limitless Replicative Potential

The Hallmarks of Cancer: 4 – Limitless Replicative Potential

The Hallmarks of Cancer are ten underlying principles shared by all cancers. The previous Hallmark of Cancer articles can be found here. The Fourth Hallmark of Cancer is defined as “Limitless Replicative Potential”...

October 9, 2013 — Buddhini Samarasinghe
Hallmarks of Cancer 3: Evading Apoptosis

Hallmarks of Cancer 3: Evading Apoptosis

The Hallmarks of Cancer are ten underlying principles shared by all cancers. The first and second Hallmark of Cancer articles can be found here and here.

October 2, 2013 — Buddhini Samarasinghe
Introduction to the Hallmarks of Cancer

Introduction to the Hallmarks of Cancer

In 2000, Robert Weinberg and Douglas Hanahan published a review article in the journal Cell titled “The Hallmarks of Cancer“. It was a seminal paper in every sense of the word; downloaded 20,000 times a year between 2004 and 2007, with over 15,000 citations in other research papers...

September 11, 2013 — Buddhini Samarasinghe
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