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How does cancer do that?

7 Posts in this Series

Cells

CTCA, February 20, 2018

How does cancer do that? Sizing up cells and their shapes

When it comes to cancer, cell size or shape may be critical in helping to diagnose the type and stage of the disease.

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Tumor-Cell

CTCA, February 08, 2018

How does cancer do that? Cancer cells find ways to resist treatment

Devastating to patients and frustrating for doctors, resistance to treatment is all too common in many types of cancers.

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Cells

CTCA, November 30, 2017

How does cancer do that? Flipping the immune system's off switch

Regulatory T-cells are critical in preventing autoimmune disease, by stopping the body from attacking itself and helping to keep it in healthy working order.

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Cells

CTCA, June 22, 2017

How does cancer do that? Cancer cells often send the wrong signals

In the search for better treatments and prevention strategies, scientists are learning more about how cancer grows and survives, even in the most hostile environments. This blog is an installment in an occasional series called “How does cancer do that?” designed to shine a spotlight on newly discovered cancer behaviors that add to our growing understanding.

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IInhibitors

CTCA, March 23, 2017

How does cancer do that? Stopping cancer from co-opting good cell behavior for its evil motives

Wily cancer cells often know what works and what doesn't when it comes to thriving and surviving.

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Cancer cells

CTCA, December 01, 2016

How does cancer do that? Attacking cancer cells where they hide

In the search for better treatments and prevention strategies, scientists are learning more about how cancer grows and survives, even in the most hostile environments.

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Caner Cells

CTCA, October 18, 2016

How does cancer do that? New insights into glioblastomas' diabolical behaviors

All cancer cells are bad, but few behave as aggressively evasive and invasive as those that make up a glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer.

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