News tagged with tumor metabolism

Feed a cold -- starve a tumor

The condition tuberous sclerosis, due to mutation in one of two tumor suppressor genes, TSC1 or TSC2, causes the growth of non-malignant tumors throughout the body and skin. These tumors can be unsightly and cause serious ...

Oct 21, 2011
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Metabolic shift may offer early cancer clue

Cancer cells are well known for their altered metabolisms, which may help them generate the energy they need for rapid growth. Using an emerging imaging technology, researchers reporting in the July Cell Metabolism, a Cell ...

Jul 05, 2011
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