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Thursday, 20 June 2013

Scientists discover a cellular mechanism to help explain cancer metastasis.

A mechanism that causes cancer cells to metastasize has been described as a “chase and run” between healthy cells and cancer cells. As healthy cells try to evade the cancer cells, they emit a chemical attractant that causes the malignant cells to follow them, thus spreading the cancer. The researchers hope this information can be used in the future to find a new way to treat metastasis.

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