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Preventing Cancer Cells From Producing Fat To Stop Their Spread

News   Jan 24, 2020 | Original story from UCLouvain

 
Preventing Cancer Cells From Producing Fat To Stop Their Spread

Olivier Feron, a UCLouvain researcher, studies how cancer spreads through the body via metastasis. His major discovery was that cancer cells multiply by using lipids as food. His latest discovery, published in the scientific journal Nature Communications, is that lipid storage promotes cancer invasiveness. A new drug currently being tested to treat obesity may also help fight metastasis. Credit: University of Louvain

 
 
 

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