Stealing from the body: How cancer recharges its batteries

New research uncovers how the blood cancer ’steals‘ parts of surrounding healthy bone marrow cells to thrive, in work that could help form new approaches to cancer treatment in the future. Researchers found that healthy bone marrow stromal cells were made to transfer their power-generating mitochondria to neighboring cancer cells, effectively ‚recharging‘ the acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and supporting the leukemia to grow. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)