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Bioelectrical signals turn stem cells’ progeny cancerous

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass.--Biologists at Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences have discovered that a change in membrane voltage in newly identified "instructor cells" can cause stem cells' descendants to trigger melanoma-like growth in p...

‘Co-conspirator’ cells could hold key to melanoma prediction, prevention

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- New research on how skin cancer begins has identified adjacent cancer cells that scientists are calling "co-conspirators" in the genesis of melanoma, in findings that could someday hold the key to predicting, preventing and stoppi...

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