Tag Archives: Cancer

Researchers identify a mechanism that fuels cancer cells’ growth

Denise Heady FINDINGS Scientists at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified sodium glucose transporter 2, or SGLT2, as a mechanism that lung cancer cells can utilize to obtain glucose, which is key to their survival and promotes tumor growth. The finding provides evidence that SGLT2 may be a novel biomarker that scientists can use to… Read More »

Choose Organic Foods for Cancer Protection

There has been a debate in the media for quite some time over whether organic really offer more health value than conventional foods. Organic foods (i.e., produce grown without the use of pesticides and meats coming from animals that were not raised in overcrowded pens or given feed containing man-made chemicals) are often more expensive,… Read More »