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Key to cancer's spread discovered?

Post  DHF on Sat Feb 21, 2015 2:12 pm

Key to cancer's spread discovered? Researchers ID substance secreted by lung cancer cells that enables them to metastasize
Date:
February 9, 2015
Source:
University of Virginia Health System

Summary:
In a breakthrough in the understanding of how cancer spreads, researchers have identified a substance secreted by lung cancer cells that enables them to metastasize, beginning their deadly march to other sites in the body. By blocking that process in lab studies, the researchers were able to confine cancer cells to a single tumor site, offering hope that drugs could one day block the spread of cancers in people.

Read more: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150209094830.htm


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