Fox Chase Cancer Center News

Fox Chase, Temple University Researchers Develop Further Insight Into How Cells Metastasize in Breast Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (September 27, 2022)—In a recently published study, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University found that only a few so called “leader cells” are necessary for metastasis of breast cancer—the spread of cancer cells from their point of origin to other parts of the body—to occur. The finding underscores the need for more personalized and targeted approaches to fighting cancer.