cancer cell

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Noun1.cancer cell - a cell that is part of a malignant tumorcancer cell - a cell that is part of a malignant tumor
neoplastic cell - a cell that is part of tumor
malignance, malignancy - (medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death
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RNA) of individual breast cancer cells to track a cancer cell line's evolution.
In the new trial, McDonald's lab used two ovarian cancer cell lines, one with epithelial characteristics, like primary tumor cells, and the other with mesenchymal traits, like metastasizing cancer cells.
Often a mechanism for cancer cell death, "self-eating," in this case, acts as a survival mechanism for dormant cancer cells.
Among this emerging group of breast cancer patients lies a second generation whose reactions to targeted therapies include a reduction in cancer cell size that, it appears to doctors, cures the patient.
Previous studies in our laboratory demonstrated that high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) analysis of ground corncob bedding extracts characterized two components (peak I and peak II) that disrupted endocrine function in male and female rats and stimulated breast and prostate cancer cell proliferation in vitro and in vivo.
ARQ 197 is designed to block the activity of c-Met, a receptor tyrosine kinase that plays multiple key roles in human cancer, including cancer cell growth, survival, angiogenesis, invasion and metastasis.
Researchers at Salk Institute used a small pipette to extract and analyze the RNA of individual breast cancer cells to track a cancer cell line's evolution.
In this study, we used a prostate cancer cell model in which an immortalized, nontumorigenic human prostate epithelial cell line (RWPE-1) had been malignantly transformed by chronic low-level arsenic to help determine whether arsenic affects prostate tumor progression.
Cyclacel Limited, the UK-based biopharmaceutical company, has demonstrated through state-of-the-art biomarker technology that CYC202 (R-roscovitine), its lead CDK inhibitor drug candidate, appears to induce cancer cell suicide or apoptosis in patients receiving the drug.
make cancer cell membranes more fluid and pliable, enabling the cells to get out of small blood vessels and into the surrounding tissues;
They screened a group of enzymes known as serine hydrolases by measuring the activity levels of these enzymes in normal prostate epithelial cells and in three standard prostate cancer cell lines.
The discovery of CDKs and cyclins and their role in checkpoint control of the cancer cell cycle has been honored with the 2001 Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology.

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