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Is it possible to prevent breast cancer metastasis?

Study reveals how blood vessels in the bone marrow protect dormant tumor cells, suggests a way to kill them in their sleep

Jan. 21, 2019 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

New work led by Fred Hutch translational researcher Dr. Cyrus Ghajar may have found a way to essentially smother dormant disseminated cancer cells in their sleep, preventing them from ever waking up and forming deadly metastatic tumors.

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Two new grants to fuel metastatic breast cancer research

Drs. Erica Goddard and Mark Headley will use their awards to study how breast cancer cells spread to distant organs – and how to stop them.

Nov. 15, 2018 | By Jake Siegel / Fred Hutch News Service

Two early-career investigators at Fred Hutch have received grants that will fuel their research into metastatic breast cancer: Drs. Erica Goddard and Mark Headley.

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Grad student Andrea Lim wins NCI award to study cancer metastasis

She studies how lymph nodes regulate tumor dormancy

Oct. 3, 2018 | By Jill Christensen / Fred Hutch News Service

Andrea Lim, a fifth-year molecular and cellular biology graduate student at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, recently won a National Cancer Institute Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award.

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