Mathematical model explains why metastasis can occur even when cancer is caught early

Posted by on May 29, 2018 7:30 pm
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Leaning on evolutionary and ecological theory, researchers modeled how a tumor’s various cancer cell lineages compete for dominance. Their findings help explain a surprising observation: Most metastatic tumors derive from cancer cell lineages that emerge at early stages of the disease.

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