New data on the protective effects of Alzheimer's on cancer

20:00 EDT 2 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO)) Patients with Alzheimer's disease have a higher risk of developing glioblastoma and a lower risk of lung cancer. A paper published in Scientific Reports by researchers from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, headed by Alfonso Valencia, a researcher affiliated to the CNIO and to the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, describes the biological processes that underlie this comorbidity.

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