University of Calgary

Physician-scientists pinpoint how cancer spreads within the brain

August 9, 2007


UCalgary team finds "switch" that sparks cancer cells to travel

All information embargoed until Monday, August 13, 6 p.m. Mountain time!

A research team of cancer physicians and scientists in the Faculty of Medicine has uncovered new mechanisms essential to how cancer cells invade the brain.

Reporters are invited to attend a media briefing with a physician-scientist who is also Director of the Southern Alberta Cancer Research Institute, on Tuesday, August 14 at 1 p.m. in Heritage Medical Research Laboratory 361. The research findings appear in the August edition of the scientific journal Public Library of Science Biology.

Research team offers new understanding of brain cancer

Tuesday, August 14, 2007, 1 p.m.

University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine
Heritage Medical Research Lab 361
3330 Hospital Drive N.W.
Park in Lot 6

For more information:
Karen Thomas
Director, Media Relations