Cancer Puts the Immune System on a Diet

To be able to grow, a cancer absolutely needs to avoid surveillance by the immune system. According to recent studies, cancerous cells accomplish this feat by using a simple, yet brutal, means: they themselves consume all of the sugar present in the environment of the tumor, which starves the immune system cells, depriving them of the energy necessary for their function. Download this column

21-Dec-2015 |

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