Topic: breast cancer metastasis
Modifying tumor cells instead of immune cells from patients is showing promising results in animal models of breast and brain cancer.
Removing a protein called Munc13-4 could stop breast cancer cells from releasing exosomes, which carry proteins and RNAs that promote tumor metastasis.
Biotech developments over the past week include a new idea for halting metastasis in breast cancer and a new method for reversing atherosclerosis.
Researchers have enrolled 2,000 people with metastatic breast cancer in 7 months using a social media-enabled, direct-to-patient model of recruiting.