Sugar and cancer: Is there a link?

November 1, 2017 | By Susan Scutti, CNN

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 Sugar and cancer: Is there a link?
(CNN)Does sugar, which makes all things delicious, lead to cancer?
A biologic mechanism in yeast cells may explain the relationship between sugar and malignant tumors, according to a recent study published in the journal Nature Communications.

The nine-year research project may even influence personal medicine and diets for cancer patients, the authors concluded. The study begins by looking closely at cancer cells' appetite for sugar.

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