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.
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.