Role of Sugar Uptake in Breast Cancer Revealed

See on Scoop.itCancer Research You can Trust

Metabolism was lost in the shadows of cancer research for decades but has recently been reclaiming some of the spotlight.

Heather Swift‘s insight:

According to the article, "Bissell and her Japanese collaborators believe their findings help explain why hyperglycemia in diseases such as obesity and diabetes can raise the risk of breast and other cancers. In addition, these results may also help explain why anti-diabetic drugs, such as metformin, which lower blood glucose levels, have been linked to lower cancer risks and mortality."

See on www.biosciencetechnology.com

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