Free fatty acids appear to rewire cells to promote obesity-related breast cancer: study
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
CHICAGO, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Free fatty acids in the blood appear to boost proliferation and growth of breast cancer cells, which could help explain obese women's increased risk of developing breast cancer after menopause, according to a recent research.
Researchers at the University of Illinois (UI) obtained blood samples from a tissue bank and compared those of healthy women with the samples of women who were healthy at outset but later developed breast cancer.
They also analyzed additional b ...