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Metformin Smothers Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells

May 17 , 2021

Stephen Smith

Metformin Smothers Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells

Metformin can prevent pancreatic cancer from spreading, studies show. While it is not a proven cure, research shows that the anti-diabetic drug can stop cancer from relapsing or spreading to other organs in the body. This finding might just have the potential to increase survival rates for pancreatic cancer. Metformin: How it Works against Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells? In

May 17 , 2021

Stephen Smith

Smothering Cancer STEM Cells with Metformin, a Common Anti-Diabetic Drug

Smothering Cancer STEM Cells with Metformin, a Common Anti-Diabetic Drug! Traditional cancer research has demonstrated that cancer cells create energy through glycolysis. Glycolysis is a process that creates energy without oxygen. New findings show that certain cancer cells use an oxygen-based method of creating energy. These cancer cells use mitochondria to create