The pathogenesis of cancer metastasis

George Poste, Isaiah J. Fidler

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Metastases do not result from random survival of cells released from the primary tumour but from the selective growth of specialised subpopulations of highly metastatic cells endowed with specific properties that befit them to complete each step of the metastatic process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)139-146
Number of pages8
Issue number5743
StatePublished - Dec 1 1980
Externally publishedYes

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