“Discovering a key cellular mechanism in the development of breast cancer”

Alberto Elosegui and Pere Roca-Cusachs’ Nature Materials paper gets lots of press coverage in newspapers, TV and radio today. In the study, they describe for the first time how mammary cells detect tissue stiffening, which is key to the development of breast cancer.

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The publication’s visibility was boosted by a well-attended press conference at Barcelona’s Palau Macaya on Friday, which was organized jointly with the Obra Social “la Caixa”, which supported the work in part.

http://www.btv.cat/alacarta/informatius/30975/
(minute 11″30)

http://www.tv3.cat/videos/5059074/Nou-avenc-en-la-lluita-contra-el-cancer-de-mama

El Periódico: http://www.elperiodico.com/es/noticias/sociedad/estudio-halla-mecanismo-fundamental-del-cancer-mama-3265263

La Vanguardia: http://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20140504/54406592541/descubren-un-mecanismo-celular-clave-en-el-desarrollo-del-cancer-de-mama.html

The Local: http://www.thelocal.es/20140505/spanish-led-study-cancer

El País: http://sociedad.elpais.com/sociedad/2014/05/05/actualidad/1399293476_795464.html

La Razón: http://www.larazon.es/detalle_normal/noticias/6274380/salud/descubren-un-mecanismo-celular-clave-en-el-cancer-de-mama

El Economista: http://ecodiario.eleconomista.es/espana/noticias/5752775/05/14/Describen-como-las-celulas-cancerigenas-del-tumor-de-mama-se-adhieren-al-tejido-endurecido.html

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