Low-protein diet in cancer: Ready for prime time?

Roberto Pili, Luigi Fontana

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Diet has a recognized influence on cancer development and progression. However, the effect of diet modifications on the immune system remains elusive. Rubio-Patiño and colleagues provide evidence that a low-protein diet enhances the anticancer immune response in tumour-bearing mice, and highlight the potential of this diet intervention in patients with cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)384-386
Number of pages3
JournalNature Reviews Endocrinology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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