January 11, 2022
Many people believe that cancer is a metabolic disease. A biological process known as the mTOR pathway controls cellular metabolism by way of central signaling, and it is involved in tumor growth. Here, our Curious Dr. George asks William H. Bestermann Jr, MD, an internal medicine doctor, how medications that target the protein mTOR and its associated pathway could prevent or treat cancer. Dr.… Read more »
August 14, 2020
Exploiting Cancer’s Tactics to Make Cancer a Manageable Chronic Disease BookmarkGeorge Lundberg, MD
Research paper from Cancers curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes:
Instead of focusing on “curing” cancer, the authors of this academic research paper focus on approaches to managing cancer as a chronic disease.
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October 31, 2018
A Q&A with Thomas N. Seyfried, PhD, Professor of Biology, Boston College Q: As a geneticist, you know that the genomic makeup of cancers recently has captivated much of the scientific community with new knowledge and new treatments. And yet, cancer outcomes remain dismal for many patients. You have written about cancer from a very different perspective. Why do you consider cancer to be… Read more »