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Study shows neurons support cancer growth throughout the body.

Masters of survival in any environment, cancer cells rely on the healthy cells surrounding them for sustenance, literally leeching life from their host. They do this by rerouting blood vessels to nourish themselves, secreting chemicals to scramble immune responses, and manipulating neurons for their own benefit.  Direct growth-promoting effects of neurons in the tumor microenvironment have been described for an

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