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Four bowls containing brown, white, granulated and cubed sugar.
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Sugar and cancer – what you need to know

We take a look at claims that sugar 'feeds' cancer cells and explore the links between the amount of sugar in our diets and obesity. We take a look at claims that sugar 'feeds' cancer cells and explore the links between the amount of sugar in our diets and obesity.

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 16 August 2023

16 August 2023

Restricting cancer cells of specific amino acids can slow tumour growth and sharpen the effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy – now, startup Faeth Therapeutics is creating precision diets which can enhance cancer treatments. Restricting cancer cells of specific amino acids can slow tumour growth and sharpen the effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy – now, startup Faeth Therapeutics is creating precision diets which can enhance cancer treatments.

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 30 January 2023

30 January 2023

Scientist selecting cell culture media

Lab-grown cells live on liquid food called cell culture media. But off-the-shelf recipes could be skewing experiments, posing a challenge for cancer research. Lab-grown cells live on liquid food called cell culture media. But off-the-shelf recipes could be skewing experiments, posing a challenge for cancer research.

by Ethan Meyers | Analysis | 18 March 2019

18 March 2019

A brain tumour on a scan

Different types of brain tumours may use strikingly similar approaches to generate and use energy to survive in the brain. Different types of brain tumours may use strikingly similar approaches to generate and use energy to survive in the brain.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 25 October 2017

25 October 2017

We look back on the key topics and trends discussed at the American Association of Cancer Research's recent Annual Meeting in New Orleans We look back on the key topics and trends discussed at the American Association of Cancer Research's recent Annual Meeting in New Orleans

by Henry Scowcroft | Analysis | 6 May 2016

6 May 2016