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Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Metformin Helps Some Cancer Patients
"There have been several retrospective epidemiological studies linking metformin with reduced risk of liver cancer, but our study is the first to formally test whether metformin can protect against carcinogenesis - not just tumor growth and development, but actual tumor formation in the liver." Geoffrey D. Girnun, Ph.D.