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How cancer cells break free from tumors and spread | KurzweilAI

How cancer cells break free from tumors and spread | KurzweilAI | Longevity science | Scoop.it
A new study from MIT cancer researchers reveals some of the cellular adhesion molecules that are critical to this how cancer cells break free from tumors, spread, and reattach to a new site.

 

Although tumor metastasis (spreading) causes about 90 percent of cancer deaths, the exact mechanism that allows cancer cells to spread from one part of the body to another is not well understood.

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Does Fructose Fuel Cancer? - Vital Choice

Does Fructose Fuel Cancer? - Vital Choice | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Scientists reviewed the evidence that links fructose to cancer, and affirmed that “Fructose intake is associated with increased risk of pancreatic and small intestinal cancers, and possibly others … [it] is associated with more aggressive cancer behavior and may promote metastasis.” (Port AM et al. 2012)

 

The average American consumes more than 65 lbs of high fructose corn syrup per year. Though there is some fructose in fruits, for example, the most potent and dangerous sources are processed food and sweetened drinks.

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