Published in Cancer Weekly, November 18th, 2003
Researchers have discovered key similarities in the way cancer cells spread out from a tumor and the movement of stem cells as they form new tissues - a process crucial to an embryo's development.
Their study, published in the November 2003 Journal of Cell Science, has found that a molecule called 5T4 plays an important role in the ability of stem cells to move around. Researchers know that 5T4 is present in many different types of tumor and hope treatments targeted...
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