Cancer may metastasize without lymph node involvement

20:00 EDT 12 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(National Foundation for Cancer Research) Research by several leading scientists including Rakesh Jain, Ph.D., Director of the Edwin L. Steele Laboratory for Tumor Biology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and supported in part by the National Foundation for Cancer Research, has provided the first evidence that the century old model for cancer metastasis -- where cancer spreads from primary tumor, to nearby lymph nodes, and then to other organs -- may not apply in all cases.

Original Article: Cancer may metastasize without lymph node involvement


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