Breaking cancer’s protrusions could thwart metastasis 27th June 2017

A research team led by the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a treatment to thwart metastasis by, in a sense, breaking cancer cells’ legs. Cancer cells often cover themselves with bristly leg-like protrusions that enable them to creep. The researchers have used minuscule gold rods heated gently by a laser to mangle the protrusions, according to study.





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