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Antisocial, invasive cells cause secondary tumours, say UCL scientists

12 December 2008

UCL scientists have discovered the mechanism by which cells normally repel each other – a process sidestepped by cancer cells, which then go on to invade and conquer healthy regions of the body.

Antisocial Cancer Cells

The findings, published in Nature suggest an alternative way in which cancer treatments might work in the future, if therapies can be targeted at the process of ‘cell repulsion’ to stop cancer cells from spreading and causing secondary tumours.

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