Posted Jun. 2, 2017 at 2:05 p.m.

Premium Lock UNC researchers continue to seek strategy for starving brain tumors

Published: 2017-06-02 14:05:00
Updated: 2017-06-02 14:05:00

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In an effort to starve brain cancer cells and put the brakes on tumor development, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers blocked the main pathway that brain tumor cells use to convert sugar into energy. They hoped this would starve tumor cells and slow their growth. To their surprise, however, the strategy actually accelerated growth in laboratory models of medulloblastoma....

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