Diet and Cancer

Reading time: 5 minutes Emily Bonacquisti With celebrity endorsements, social media, and your local personal trainers promoting the latest fad-diet, you’re probably hesitant to believe that any diet can do little more than shed the winter weight. However, behind the social media posts, there does exist significant amounts of science behind studying all types of... Continue Reading →

The Many Faces of Tumor Scavenging

Reading time: 8 minutes Alex S. Woodell Prologue   The tumor microenvironment (TME) is a desolate place. Nutrients are sparse, and living conditions are hostile for the resident cells. This poorly perfused, alien landscape is filled with leaky, tortuous vessels. The interstitial fluid pressure is high, severely compromising nutrient delivery mechanisms. It’s not a place... Continue Reading →

Drinking artificially-sweetened beverages instead of sugar-sweetened beverages is linked to improved colon cancer outcomes

Zina McSweeney The consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with worse colon cancer outcomes, according to research published by Brendon Guercio et al. on July 19th, 2018. Among 1,018 patients with stage III colon cancer, researchers found that replacing one 12-ounce sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) with an artificially-sweetened beverage (ASB) was estimated to lead to a... Continue Reading →

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