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Impact Factor - Diabetes risk after radiation – not out of the woods

A retrospective cohort study has shown that pancreatic radiation is a risk factor for diabetes in survivors of paediatric cancer. This validates and refines prior epidemiological observations of diabetes after radiation to the abdomen and total-body irradiation, and will result inmodification of surveillance recommendations in national survivor guidelines.

Cutting Edge - Targeting the supply lines: metabolic approaches to killing cancer cells


Recent years have seen a revival of interest in the unique metabolism of cancer cells. This time the focus is on the potential it offers as a target, rather than any possible causal role – but that link with obesity still needs explaining.