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Keto diet could make cancer therapy more effective

July 10, 2018

A new study in mice finds that the ketogenic, or keto, diet helps to eliminate the side effects of a new generation of cancer drugs.

In recent years, scientists have been testing a new class of cancer drugs.

They target a specific molecular pathway that has been shown to be faulty in many types of cancer.

Specifically, these drugs target a cell signaling pathway called phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase (PI3K), which is activated by insulin.

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