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Georgia Cancer Center research pushing cancer towards self-destruction

Researchers at the Georgia Cancer Center and the Department of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are testing a new way to fight cancer: ‘force-feeding’ cancer to death.

“We started,” said Dr. Gang Zhou, immunologist at the Georgia Cancer Center, “by asking questions about how immunotherapy can change the metabolism of tumor cells.”

Medical News Today: Is it possible to kill cancer by ‘overfeeding’ it?

June 24, 2018

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