BBC NEWS | Health | Enzyme behind cancer spread found
Scientists found way to stop metastasis
"Scientists say they have identified an enzyme that helps cancer spread around the body."
Enzyme promotive of metastasis identified.
Enzyme behind cancer spread found breast cancer Breast cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body Scientists say they have identified an enzyme that helps cancer spread around the body. Cancer metastasis, where the cancer spreads from its original location, is known to be responsible for 90% of cancer-related deaths. Institute of Cancer Research scientists have found that an enzyme called LOX is crucial in promoting metastasis, Cancer Cell journal reports.