Published in Cancer Weekly, August 16th, 2005
Study 1: Lymphangiogenesis signals the spread of head and neck cancer.
According to recent research from Greece, "lymph node metastasis is a frequent reason for adverse clinical outcome in many epithelial neoplasms, including head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. The mechanisms underlying the capability of epithelial neoplasms to metastasize via lymphatic vessels have not yet been fully elucidated."
"There is great debate about whether cancer cells can metastasize by expansion and invasion of pre-existing peritumoral lymphatics or by the...
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