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How to stop cancer cachexia? Start at the top

Cancer is insidious. Throughout tumor progression, the disease hijacks otherwise healthy biological processes — like the body’s immune response — to grow and spread. When tumors elevate levels of an immune system molecule called Interleukin-6 (IL-6), it can cause severe brain dysfunction. In about 50%-80% of cancer patients, this leads to a lethal wasting disease […]

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