High Sugar Diet Ups Breast Cancer Risk, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Study

Published: Dec 19, 2013

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Metabolism was lost in the shadows of cancer research for decades but has recently been reclaiming some of the spotlight. Now, Mina Bissell, Distinguished Scientist with Berkeley Lab's Life Sciences Division and a leading authority on breast cancer, has shown that aerobic glycolysis -- glucose metabolism in the presence of oxygen -- is not the consequence of the cancerous activity of malignant cells but is itself a cancerous event.

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