Brain cancer spreads

Sci Transl Med. 2014 Jul 30;6(247):247fs28. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3009920.


The discovery that ~20% of patients with brain cancer have circulating tumor cells breaks the dogma that these cells are confined to the brain and has important clinical implications (Müller et al., this issue).

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Brain Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Female
  • Glioblastoma / secondary*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Neoplastic Cells, Circulating / pathology*