Cancer can spread pretty fast if left unchecked. It comes from its deadly ability to go from one organ like breast or prostate to the next likes bone or liver. This process is called metastasis and any strategies to fight cancer need to reduce its pace.
How it works
Cancer metastases use our lymphatic and blood vessels as road to move from one place to the other. Existent blood vessels are, most of the time, not in the immediate area of the tumor. However; the lack of nutrients and oxygen, as the tumor grows, create an environment favorable to send signal to these blood vessels to create new ones that will come closer and feed the tumor. This process is called angiogenesis. This paves the way to infect new organs. more…