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Tumour

A distinct mass of tissue which results from an abnormal growth or abnormal division of cells. Tumours are said to be cancerous if they tend to continue growing uncontrollably, and if they are thought to have the potential to spread to surrounding tissues.

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Liquid biopsy could detect breast cancer recurrence earlier than scan 5 August 2019 News
NHS 'genomic volunteers' won't be expected to pay for genome sequencing 29 July 2019 News
Gene that cloaks cancer cells from the immune system found 22 July 2019 News
Deer antler discovery points way to new cancer treatments 24 June 2019 News
Compound in broccoli reduces tumour growth 20 May 2019 News
Prostate cancer gene mutation raises risk of death by threefold 13 May 2019 News
Removing single gene prevents aggressive pancreatic cancer in mice 7 May 2019 News
Epigenetic approach could detect cancer early 19 November 2018 News
Gastruloids self-assemble into 3D 'little banana' shape 8 October 2018 News
Aggressive prostate cancer gene identified 3 September 2018 News
Elephants' 'zombie gene' may give cancer insights 20 August 2018 News
Five genes linked to triple-negative breast cancer found 13 August 2018 News
Genome editing turns cancer cells against their own 16 July 2018 News
Discovery of testes microbiome gives clues on infertility 25 June 2018 News
Genome-editing cells with CRISPR may affect cancer risk 18 June 2018 News
Liquid biopsy test offers hope for ten cancers 4 June 2018 News
Silencing a prostate cancer gene kills tumour cells 4 June 2018 News
CRISPR study finds resistance mutations to key cancer drugs 14 May 2018 News
'Master activator' gene for cancer spread found 8 May 2018 News
Single cell to embryo: captured in unprecedented detail 30 April 2018 News
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