Cancer cells are gluttons. Researchers have long known that they monopolize large amounts of sugar. More recently, it became clear that some tumour cells are also characterized by a series of features such as mobility or unlikeliness to join in an ordered set. Researchers are calling this behaviour ‘mesenchymal,’ and they suspect it promotes metastasis. At EPFL, a research team was able to demonstrate that … Continue reading Study maps tumours’ need for sugar for mobility.