‘Turncoat’ macrophages in the tumor ‘micro-environment’ underlie breast cancer progression

New research that is examining the “tumor microenvironment” reveals not only how macrophages can become extraordinary turncoats but also how they can actively support tumor growth and metastatic progression in certain forms of breast cancer. The tumor microenvironment—or TME—refers to the region encompassing a tumor, an area entangled with blood vessels that feed the tumor, […]

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Black Business Friday: ‘It’s more than just shopping for your family and friends’

This year, millions of Americans will have to rethink their holiday shopping plans. Many shoppers are looking for ways to safely support their local businesses – particularly minority-owned businesses, which have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. Cynthia Daniels has an event for that. Like so many entrepreneurs in 2020, the Memphis-based events planner […]

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