New understanding of metastasis could lead to better treatments

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April 6, 2021

Feature: New Understanding of Metastasis Could Lead to Better Treatments

By Shawna Williams

Recent insights, such as the recognition that disseminated cancer cells can lie dormant for years before seeding secondary tumors, suggest novel strategies for fighting metastatic disease.

US Pesticide Use Is Down, but Damage to Pollinators Is Rising

By Amanda Heidt

The use of pesticides has decreased in the US by more than 40 percent since 1992, but the emergence of more-potent chemicals means that they are far more damaging to many species.

Kelp Pathogen Has Spread Across the Southern Ocean

By Chris Baraniuk

Scientists suspect the gall-forming protist Maullinia hitches a ride on kelp rafts to reach new host populations at far-flung sites.

ICYMI: Bald Eagle Killer Identified

By Abby Olena

After a nearly 30-year hunt, researchers have shown that a neurotoxin generated by cyanobacteria on invasive plants is responsible for eagle and waterbird deaths from vacuolar myelinopathy.


Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis

By Shawna Williams

It's now thought that in many cases, cancer cells disseminate from the primary tumor site early on and lay dormant for long periods rather than only venturing out from primary tumors at an advanced stage.

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