Scientists Just Realized We Have Another Organ, And It Could Be Vital In The Fight Against Cancer

Scientists have discovered a new organ in the human body that might be key in the quest to find a cure for cancer. The previously undiscovered biological structure is a network of channels that interconnect to carry fluid around the body. And this intricate web may help spread deadly cancer cells through the body.

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According to a report published by New Scientist in March 2018, the organ was discovered completely by accident. It was the result of a routine endoscopy, the practice of inserting a tiny camera into the gastrointestinal tract. It’s a procedure that has evolved over time.

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