Image: Courtesy of Koichiro Sakai
For over 100 years, scientists have known that a rare and ugly relationship exists between certain cancers occurring outside the central nervous system and any related nervous system damage. In these cases, the body attacks its own cancer, but in doing so causes neurological damage. If the cancer is left untreated, the neurodegeneration could progress to severe, irreversible physical impairments and speech and vision deficits.
Photo: Courtesy of Jerome Posner
About 20 years ago, Jerome Posner identified a mechanistic link for these...