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Fast is Cheap, Good: Fasting Boosts Chemotherapy Effects

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Thursday, February 9, 2012
It sounds like a too-good-to-be-true idea that could come from New Age advocates of alternative cancer "treatments." But it is backed by top-notch science: A team of researchers discovered that short periods of fasting not only markedly boosted the effectiveness of chemotherapy on cancer cells, but simultaneously reduced its toxicity to normal cells.

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