Announcing the Springer Abstract Award Winners

In cooperation with the Metastasis Research Society, the journals Cancer Microenvironment and Clinical and Experimental Metastasis, Springer Science+Business Media sponsored the following four Abstract Presentation Prizes which were awarded at the Cancer Metastasis Symposium in San Francisco at the Gala in China Town:

Poster Session:
Traci Lyons: Identification of Semaphorin 7a as a driver of lymphovascular dissemination in breast cancer patients

Rapid Fire – Tumor Microenvironment:
Sheng Gao: miR-93 regulates epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition process in metastatic colorectal cancer by targeting EphA4

Rapid Fire – Cancer Metastasis:
Karla Lindquist: A genome-wide query of somatic copy number alterations to predict lymph node metastases and survival in patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer

Rapid Fire – Late Breaking:
Dimitrios Dionyssiou: Long term outcomes of treating stage-II lymphedema patients with free lymph node transfer (LNT)

In the photo, the two who were present at the Gala, from left, Traci Lyons, Symposium Chair Stanley Leong, Editor-in-Chief of Cancer Microenvironment Isaac P. Witz and Karla Lindquist.