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Sugar consumption linked to cancer growth


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Sugar consumption linked to cancer growth

mcf | Aug 24, 2013 10:29 AM

"Previous research has shown that a diet high in carbohydrates can lead to metabolic abnormalities
such as high blood sugar, increased blood insulin levels, and insulin resistance. Individuals with
metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity have been shown to have a higher risk of certain
cancers, including breast, liver, colon and pancreatic cancers."

Cagan R, et al. "Transformed Drosophila Cells Evade Diet-Mediated Insulin Resistance Through Wingless Signaling" Cell 2013.

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