Want to Cure Cancer? Then Revisit the Past; “Warburg Was Correct”, Cancer Is a Metabolic Disease


I want to make it very clear at the beginning of this communication; this is a controversial opinion review. However, I believe it is time to rethink our approach to cancer research and therapy. Many cancer researchers, especially those involved in cancer genomic research will disagree. I welcome the disagreement and hope it will stimulate an honest debate and dialog between all disciplines of cancer research and treatment. I am convinced that a vast disconnection exists between those involved in basic research and those in the clinical arena that treat this disease. Cancer researchers in all areas should not ignore the role of cancer metabolism in tumorigenesis, progression and metastasis.

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Elliott, R. , Jiang, X. and Head, J. (2014) Want to Cure Cancer? Then Revisit the Past; “Warburg Was Correct”, Cancer Is a Metabolic Disease. Journal of Cancer Therapy, 5, 297-305. doi: 10.4236/jct.2014.53036.

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