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How breast cancer stays ‘quietly’ in other parts of the body – Scientists


Scientists have identified the mechanism that allows breast cancer cells to lie dormant in other parts of the body, only to reemerge years later with lethal force, according to a study published on Tuesday.



In experiments with human cells and live mice, researchers showed that disabling the mechanism — with drugs or gene manipulation — crippled the cancer cells and inhibited their capacity to spread.

The discovery, reported in the journal Nature Communications, provid

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