Is Twist1 a key to cancer metastasis?

The other day we reported on a study by Bensawy et al. supporting the idea that epithlial-to-mesenchymal transition or EMT might be an underlying mechanism driving prostate cancer metastasis. … READ MORE …

Predicting metastatic progression of prostate cancer after first-line therapy

The spreading of prostate cancer cells from the prostate to distant sites in the body (“metastasis”) is a critical factor in why prostate cancers lead to patients’ deaths, … but we still don’t really know what triggers prostate cancer cells (or any other cancer cells for that matter) to metastasize. … READ MORE …