Lung tumors hijack metabolic processes in the liver, study finds

Posted by on May 5, 2016 5:39 pm
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Scientists who study how circadian rhythms — our own body clocks — control liver function have discovered that cancerous lung tumors can hijack this process and profoundly alter metabolism. Their research is the first showing that lung adenocarcinoma can affect the body clock’s sway over lipid metabolism and sensitivity to insulin and glucose.

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