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Cancer tumours manipulate a natural cell process to promote their survival suggesting that controlling this mechanism could stop progress of the disease, according to new research led by the University of Oxford.

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Co-author Professor Christopher Yau said 'These investigations may pave the way to new treatment possibilities for NHS patients in the future.'

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