Oncology & Cancer

How to starve triple negative breast cancer

A team of Brazilian researchers has developed a strategy that slows the growth of triple negative breast cancer cells by cutting them off from two major food sources.

Medical research

Scientists find new clues about how the body stores fat

Fat, biologically speaking, is not a bad thing. Fatty acids—the molecular building blocks for body fat—are crucial to the formation of cell walls and for storing energy in the form of glycerolipids. Now, Rockefeller scientists ...

Oncology & Cancer

A hidden route for fatty acids can make cancers resistant to therapy

Fatty acid metabolism is an essential process in tumor growth and proliferation. Despite attempts to block fatty acid metabolism as a therapeutic strategy to reduce tumor size and growth, the outcome has not always been positive. ...

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