Jun 18, 2016

Does a common diabetes drug reduce cancer risk?

In the UK, a total of 62,809 patients with diabetes were found to have a higher risk of colon and pancreatic cancer compared to a similar population without diabetes. Diabetics who were also obese had the highest number of cancers.

May 16, 2016

Processed sugar intake and cancer risk: the evidence

It is undoubtedly concerning how many ways sugar can potentially cause or aggravate cancer either directly or indirectly. Despite this information, however, cynics argue that as there is a lack randomised controlled trials (RCTs), it cannot be proven that sugar actually harms humans.

May 14, 2016

How might sugar fuel cancer growth?

Foods with a high glycaemic index (GI) or meals with a high glycaemic load increase cancer risk via two pathways – directly influencing biochemical pathways that promote cancer development and growth; indirectly by contributing to the development of diseases that then have an influence on cancer.