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Cellular ‘neighbors’ spur cancer's spread

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Cellular ‘neighbors’ spur cancer's spread

Genetic flaws in separate cells interact with one another to form tumors, Yale researchers find

One reason cancer is so difficult to understand and to treat is that tumors are a genetic muddle. A cell can become cancerous via a number of pathways, so the cancer-causing mutations found in one tumor cell may be quite different from those found in neighboring cells....

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Lifelong friends, also joined in giving

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Lifelong friends, also joined in giving

Two members of the Class of 1956 who fondly recall their Yale years make gifts to the medical school

Rear Admiral William M. Narva, MC, USN, and Captain Mitchell Edson, MC, USN, met as members of the School of Medicine’s Class of 1956, and have remained friends throughout their adult lives. More than 50 years later, with their medical school years firmly etched in...

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