Published in Cancer Vaccine Week, October 4th, 2004
"Cancer arises from defects in cell growth and division. We are now beginning to realize that defective cellular communication can also lead to cancer," says Rob Sutherland, director of the Cancer Research Program at the Garvan Institute in Australia.
Cells "talk" to each other in the developing embryo to coordinate themselves into higher structures like organs and blood vessels. Vigilant communication and coordination between cells is essential throughout life to maintain these structures. Part of EDD's job is to tell cells where to...
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