Covert Inflammation May Trigger Many Forms of Cancer – UCSF

 

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“Parainflammation” in a mouse intestinal tumor seen in orange. Image courtesy Dvir Aran/Butte Lab

A previously unidentifiable type of low-grade inflammation may explain why common anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin have shown promise against some types of cancer – even when patients don’t display typical signs of inflammation. [read on]

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