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For many years, cancer researchers have been trying to create drugs which target genes that cause tumors to grow. But now, researchers are looking to cut tumors off from their source of nourishment, says the New York Times' Andrew Pollack. Cancer cells consume large amounts of glucose to generate energy, and researchers speculate that if that source of energy is cut off, the accelerators that cause the tumors to grow will shut off.

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