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BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Advanced ovarian cancer most commonly metastasizes to the omentum, a layer of fatty tissue that wraps around and protects internal organs in the abdomen, but the reasons for this have not been well-understood. In a new study, MD Anderson researchers discovered that a protein called omentin, or ITLN1, works to prevent metastasis of the cancer cells, but it is lost as the cancer develops.

Their preclinical findings, published in...

Imaging mass spectrometry showing increased abundance of ATP, a cellular energy compound, in the omentum of mice after injection with omentin protein.

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

A team of researchers from across five disciplines at MD Anderson recently published the largest prospective study on breast implant associated...