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Metformin may make lung cancer vulnerable to radiation therapy
Metformin may make lung cancer vulnerable to radiation therapy

(May 1, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Hamilton - A new report published in the British Journal of Cancer finds that metformin may make lung cancer vulnerable to radiation therapy. Researchers studied the diabetes drug on a mouse model of lung cancer. Typically, lung cancer cells adapt to radiotherapy and can become stronger as a result. However, rodents taking metformin saw their lung cancer cells weaken and become sensitive to radiotherapy

 
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