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Jan 31, 2020

Preventing metastasis

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, food

Olivier Feron, a University of Louvain 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.

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