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Pancreatic cancer cells shown to feed on hyaluronic acid

MedicalXpress
 2022-01-27

Cover picture for the articleHyaluronic acid, or HA, is a known presence in pancreatic tumors, but a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center shows that hyaluronic acid also acts as food to the cancer cells. These findings, recently published in eLife, provide insight into how pancreatic cancer cells...

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Doug Essig
01-28

People have been studying hyaluronic acid in pancreatic cancer for 20 years and no one had ever thought to see if it could be a nutrient for cancer cells,"that statement right there makes me question their abilities period

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empath
01-27

Aren’t they using hyaronic in beauty treatments. I keep seeing the commercials for woman’s wrinkle creams that uses that stuff.

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tim knox
01-27

well wherever the acid comes from let's investigate and get rid of it ...pancreatic cancer is very quick death

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