New Mechanism Might Promote Cancer's Growth and Spread in the Body, Ohio State University Study

Published: Jul 11, 2012

Tiny vesicles released by tumors cells are taken up by healthy immune cells, causing the immune cells to discharge chemicals that foster cancer-cell growth and spread, according to a study by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center -- Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC -- James) and at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles.

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