Fat fuels cancer’s spread in mice

The cells responsible for cancer’s spread — and for most deaths from cancer — may have a fatal weakness according to studies in mice: a reliance on certain fats to fuel their invasion.

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Fat cells (pictured) could be key to how cancers spread throughout the body.

http://www.nature.com/news/fat-fuels-cancer-s-spread-in-mice-1.21092?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews

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