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How does obesity increase the risk of cancer spread?

Dr Hector Peinando Selgas
Project period
Jun 2016 - Dec 2019
Research Institute
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre
Cancer types
General cancer research
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We already have data which hint that tumour cells and fat cells send small "parcels", known as exosomes, to communicate with each other.
Dr Hector Peinando Selgas

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