Novel Therapy Makes Oxidative Stress Deadly to Cancer


Source: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Summary:  Researchers reported that oxidative stress can help tumors thrive, but one-way novel cancer treatments work is by pushing levels to the point where it instead helps them die.


Novel cancer treatment

Oxidative stress can help tumors thrive, but one-way novel cancer treatments work is by pushing levels to the point where it instead helps them die, scientists report in a new study in the journal Cell Metabolism. Pictured are Drs. Gang Zhou and Zhi-Chung Ding, assistant professor and one of the study’s co-first authors. Credit: Phil Jones, AU Senior Photographer


More Information: Tsadik Habtetsion et al, “Alteration of Tumor Metabolism by CD4+ T Cells Leads to TNF-α-Dependent Intensification of Oxidative Stress and Tumor Cell Death”, Cell Metabolism (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2018.05.012


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