Dr. Peter Pedersen Explaining the Promise of 3-BP

Dr. Peter Pedersen Explaining the Promise of 3-BP

http://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?live=7542 The above link is of Dr. Peter Pedersen in a NIH/NCI presentation on the exploitation of hexokinase II by 3-BP.  Dr. Pedersen is an exemplary research scientist who is doing the ‘heavy-lifting’, the gritty, molecular details of cancer’s defective metabolism.  When you watch the video it is impossible to not get excited about this […]

Prevention is Always the Best Medicine

Prevention is Always the Best Medicine

Prevention is always the best and easiest way to avoid disease.  We are all aware of the lifestyle adjustments necessary to prevent heart disease and diabetes, but beyond smoking, the necessary lifestyle adjustments to prevent cancer are not always clear. Dr. Seyfried of Boston College contends a periodic fast may be the best way to […]

Interview with Dominic D’Agostino, Ph.D

Interview with Dominic D’Agostino, Ph.D

As an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida since 2008, D’Agostino teaches students of the Morsani College of Medicine and the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, with a focus on such topics as neuropharmacology, medical biochemistry, cell metabolism, and signaling. In his capacities as a researcher, Dominic D’Agostino enjoys support from the […]

Fighting Cancer with Fats

Fighting Cancer with Fats

Researcher Adrienne C. Scheck, PhD, and her team at the Barrow Neuro-Oncology Research Laboratory in Phoenix Arizona, have uncovered some interesting qualities of the ketogenic diet.  In an article titled, “Fighting Cancer with Fats,” Scheck explains how the production of reactive oxygen species (free radicals) is reduced in tumor tissue when ketone bodies are present, […]

The Fleecing of America

The Fleecing of America

Everyone needs to read this article. In a time when everyone agrees the rise of heath care costs are unsustainable — it seems like a good time to look at what we are getting for the outrageous price take.  With respect to cancer, it turns out, not much. It seems ethical to call this what […]