Anti Cholesterol Strategy to Fight Cancer

Background So far I wrote several posts that are in a way or another related to cholesterol & cancer, underlying the role of Cholesterol in cancer. More specifically, we have seen that drugs or supplements that reduce or inhibit the use or production of cholesterol in cancer cells, have also the potential to kill cancer cells: Ref. Indeed, there
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Cholesterol & Cancer: Inhibit ACAT to Kill Aggressive Cancers

Summary: Cholesterol is a lipid molecule present in the membranes of all mammalian cells and is essential for their growth and viability. As an indispensable constituent of plasma membranes, cholesterol affects properties and functions of membrane proteins such as receptors, enzymes, or ion channels. Cells produce cholesterol or are able to draw it from extracellular sources via
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When cancer is deprived of essential nutrients Acetate is the fuel

Glucose is one of the principal fuels when it comes to cancer cells. More recently it has become clear that other fuel sources, including glutamine, lipids, and protein also play an important role in cancer. However, I was not aware about the relevance of acetate as a fuel for cancer cells. Indeed, while acetate can
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Induced Hypothyroidism (Hypothyroxinemia)

My opinion: This is one of the very interesting potential anti-cancer treatments and I am very enthusiast about it. It is relevant for most type of cancers, it is cheap and accessible and can be performed at home, while tracking some of the thyroid hormones via weekly blood tests. Its effectiveness in prolonging life (or even obtaining complete
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