Can we protect the brain against tumor metastasis?

Brain metastasis that affect at least 20% of cancer patients are a serious problem for doctors seeking to treat cancer and kill thousands of patients every year, being particularly difficult to treat because many anti-cancer drugs cannot cross the blood-brain barrier and because surgery to remove the tumor can often be difficult and risky.¬† Patients … Continue reading Can we protect the brain against tumor metastasis?

Tumor Metastasis: Pieces of the Puzzle

When engaging in discussion about the role of animals in scientific research I am frequently frustrated by how polarized the debate can be, with anti-vivisectionists often claiming that animal research has made little or no contribution to advancing medical science, while occasionally defenders of animal research seem to imply that animal research alone was responsible … Continue reading Tumor Metastasis: Pieces of the Puzzle