Nature Communications. A research team led by the Duke Cancer Institute discovered how breast cancer feeds on high cholesterol.
In their paper, they explained how breast cancer cells utilize cholesterol to increase stress tolerance. This relationship allows the cells to “cheat death” once they leave the initial tumor site.
ADVERTISEMENT“Most cancer cells die as they try to metastasize — it’s a very stressful process,” said senior author Donald P.Read more on powerofpositivity.com