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Link between obesity, breast cancer risk examined
8/12/2020

A study in the journal Endocrine-Related Cancer showed that fat tissue from people with obesity released higher levels of extracellular vesicles with inflammatory molecules in the bloodstream, which can increase the aggression of breast cancer cells. "Understanding the content of the vesicles released by fat tissue during obesity may provide new therapeutic targets and improve cancer treatment," said researcher Christina Barja-Fidalgo.

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