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Metformin sensitizes leukemic cells to cytotoxic lymphocytes by increasing expression of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1)

Nature.com
 2022-01-25

Cover picture for the articleSolid tumor cells have an altered metabolism that can protect them from cytotoxic lymphocytes. The anti-diabetic drug metformin modifies tumor cell metabolism and several clinical trials are testing its effectiveness for the treatment of solid cancers. The use of metformin in hematologic cancers has received much less attention, although allogeneic cytotoxic...

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Masked Maurader
01-26

It says metformin has a anti cancer value and I also saw another study where the lab noticed mice used in metformin tests live 20% longer.

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Terri Davidson Haack
01-27

It might be interesting to note that I've been taking Metformin for 11 years. I haven't had covid, delta, omicron or any of the variants. No vaccines either. Might be worth a study.

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Guest
01-25

Layman’s terms please, is this good or bad news? About metformin

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