New Way To Predict Prostate Cancer Spreading

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 - 09:28 in Health & Medicine

For men, one of the leading causes of death from cancer is prostate cancer that has spread to a second site (something known as metastatic prostate cancer). Defining the molecular mechanisms by which the initial tumor becomes able to spread to a new site (a process known as metastasis) is likely to help clinicians predict an individual's chance of survival and help researchers develop new therapies.

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