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Cell Metab. 2009 May;9(5):401-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2009.04.006.

Do cancer cells care if their host is hungry?

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Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. michael.pollak@mcgill.ca

Abstract

A recent report by Kalaany and Sabatini concerning mechanisms underlying the inhibitory effect of dietary restriction on the growth of certain tumors adds to the evidence that insulin and IGF-I are hormones with relevance to oncology.

PMID:
19416708
DOI:
10.1016/j.cmet.2009.04.006
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