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The enemy of my enemy is my friend

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Reactive oxygen species have been viewed as stress-inducing molecules that promote cancer initiation. But new evidence indicates that oxidative stress can be beneficial — inhibiting the spread of a cancer to other sites. See Article p.186

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Figure 1: Metabolic adaptation to oxidative stress promotes metastasis

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Harris, I., Brugge, J. The enemy of my enemy is my friend. Nature 527, 170–171 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature15644

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