News tagged with tumor metabolism

DCA research on brain cancer

Medical Researchers at the University of Alberta reported today evidence that the orphan generic drug Dichloroacetate (DCA) may hold promise as potential therapy for perhaps the deadliest of all human cancers: a form of brain ...

May 12, 2010
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Targeting breast cancer metabolism to fight the disease

How does a cancer cell burn calories? New research from Thomas Jefferson University shows that breast cancer cells rely on a different process for turning fuel into energy than normal cells. The results were recently published ...

Nov 28, 2016
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New metabolic safeguards against tumor cells revealed

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cells don't like to be alone. In the early stages of tumor formation, a cell might be pushed out of its normal home environment due to excessive growth. But a cell normally responds to this homeless state ...

Aug 19, 2009
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Study Shows How Normal Cells Influence Tumor Growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- It was once thought that the two communities of cells within a cancerous breast tumor - fast-growing malignant cells and the normal cells that surround them - existed independently, without interaction. Then ...

Oct 21, 2009
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