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Epithelial To Mesenchymal Transition: A Step Back For Cancer Cells, A Step Forward For Drug Discovery

Metastasis remains the main cause of cancer-related mortality, despite major scientific advances in the understanding of the molecular and genetic basis of cancer. The term metastasis refers to the spreading of cancer cells to peripheral tissues, which they colonize after shedding from primary tumors and travelling through the blood stream or lymphatic system. Understanding the… Read more »


Syngenic Models: the Old Becoming New at AACR Shanghai

Following the success of the 2014 event, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) held a second edition of the New Horizons in Cancer Research Conference Series in China. As the previous year, the meeting highlighted the latest and most exciting discoveries in major areas of cancer research, and provided a unique opportunity for investigators… Read more »


Thinking of you

To all our friends, colleagues and clients in France, as well as the people of France, we are shocked and deeply saddened by your loss, and appalled by the tragedy that has taken place in Paris. Our thoughts are with you at this time, and we hope that it may in some small way, be… Read more »

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Reports From The AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference

The AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, recently held in Boston, hosted by three top-tier cancer organizations — the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), is the must-attend event to catch up on recent advancements in almost every aspect of cancer drug development and… Read more »

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What If Banning Red Meat Was Not Enough To Fight Colorectal Cancer?

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common types of cancer, affecting more than 1 million people globally every year. Although inherited genetic disorders such as the Lynch or the Gardner Syndromes and the familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) are strongly associated with the development of CRC, they only occur in a small fraction of the… Read more »