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12th December 2016

Fat fuels cancer’s spread in mice

Filed under: Biology,cancer — Tags: — BiBi @ 1:14 pm

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.

Steve Gschmeissner/Science Photo Library

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

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