10/12/17Cholesterol byproduct hijacks immune cells, lets breast cancer spread
High cholesterol levels have been associated with breast cancer spreading to other sites in the body, but doctors and researchers don’t know the cause for the link. A new study by University of Illinois researchers found that the culprit is a byproduct of cholesterol metabolism that acts on specific immune cells so that they facilitate the cancer’s spread instead of stopping it.more...
Research News | Campus News | Faculty Interviews | Videos | About
ILLINOIS NEWS BUREAU
507 East Green Street, Suite 345, Champaign, IL 61820 217.333.1085
(w) news.illinois.edu (e) firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in 1867 as a land grant institution, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is celebrating 150 years of transformative experiences and heralding an ambitious vision for the future through learning, discovery and public engagement. More information on our sesquicentennial milestones and festivities is available at 150.illinois.edu.