ScienceDaily (2010-06-01) -- On average, about 5 percent of total cancer research funding is spent on investigating metastases (the spread of cancer cells around the body) in Europe, yet metastatic disease is the direct or indirect cause of 90 percent of all cancer deaths, according to a new editorial.
metastases (the spread of cancer cells around the body)
Jonathan Sleeman and Patricia S. Steeg. Cancer metastasis as a therapeutic target. European Journal of Cancer, 2010; 46 (7): 1177-1180 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejca.2010.02.039