What is it about?

This article is about the anti-tumor mechanisms of metformin on cancer cells and even normal cells.it has two mechanism: 1.dependent and 2.independent ways for cancer prevention and therapy.

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Why is it important?

Our findings show this drug that prescribes usually for type 2 diabetes patients and is universal for world's pepole, can be an excellent complementary agent for cancer therapy and even prevention.


I hope with this article and future researchs in this field, one day we can supress tumor and cancer cells in patients and decrease rate of cancers death. Because this is an universal drug, it can be available for every person suffers cancers in the world. Hope on treating all patients.

Radiobiology Student Pouya Saraei
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

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This page is a summary of: The beneficial effects of metformin on cancer prevention and therapy: a comprehensive review of recent advances, Cancer Management and Research, April 2019, Dove Medical Press, DOI: 10.2147/cmar.s200059.
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