Kidney Cancer Extents By Pretending To Be White Blood Cells

Kidney Cancer Extents By Pretending To Be White Blood Cells

Kidney Cancer Extents By Pretending To Be White Blood Cells. Many people with cancer die not from their original tumour, but from secondary tumours that grow elsewhere around the body. Now we’re a step closer to understanding how cancers are able to spread.Sakari Vanharanta of the Medical Research Council Cancer Unit at the University of Cambridge and his colleagues have been studying kidney cancer cells. They found that to spread, these cells tap into the same genetic “travel” machinery normally used by healthy white blood cells to roam around the body. By Andy Coghlan

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