Mannose slows tumour growth and can improve cancer treatment

22nd November 2018

Beatson Institute scientists have found that mannose sugar, a nutritional supplement, can both slow tumour growth and enhance the effects of chemotherapy in mice with multiple types of cancer. Click here to read the press release from CRUK.

The results of the study, which was led by Professor Kevin Ryan, have been published in Nature

The study has been covered by the BBC and other news outlets. Click here to read the BBC articles: Simple sugar supplement 'can slow cancer growth' and Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancer

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