How do clustered circulating tumor cells initiate metastasis?

Project specs

Format

2D/3D

Contact

Nicola Aceto

Country

Switzerland

Funding agency

ETH Zurich, ERC, Swiss National Science Foundation, Swiss Cancer League, European Commission Future and Emerging Technologies

Length

01:30

Summary

Circulating tumor cell clusters may break off from a solid cancerous tissue and lead to metastatic dissemination. The Aceto Lab at ETH Zurich (https://www.theacetolab.com) investigates the biology and vulnerabilities of these clusters, aiming to identify novel therapeutic opportunities.

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