Anne Li January 26th, 2018
New UCLA research could help explain the link between a high-cholesterol diet and an elevated risk for colon cancer. In a study of mice, scientists from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA discovered that boosting the animals' cholesterol levels spurred intestinal stem cells to divide more quickly, enabling tumors to form 100 times faster. Published online in Cell Stem Cell, the study identifies a molecular pathway that could serve as a new drug target for colon cancer treatment.
See original article at: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180125135551.htm