In obese people are more fat particles in the blood, which can make it easier for cancer cells to accumulate fat, according to the Lund researchers.
The fat they accumulated is used as an energy source.
Then they become inaccessible to radiation and chemotherapy, but can still accumulate fat droplets.
The fat is the fuel for them, when the latter leaves the resting phase to grow and spread, "said Prof. Mattias Belting in a press release from the University of Lund.
It is known that cancer patients who receive blood thinners capable cancer better.
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