How high-fat diets allow cancer cells to go unnoticed

A high-fat diet increases the incidence of colorectal cancer. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Fellow Semir Beyaz and collaborators from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have discovered that in mice, fat disrupts the relationship between intestinal cells and the immune cells that patrol them looking for emerging tumors. Reconfiguring the gut microbiome […]

The Future of Precision Medicine

Precision medicine aims to create specialized treatment regimens that are tailored to each individual’s unique genetics, environment, and lifestyle. What is precision medicine? By definition, precision medicine, which is often also referred to as personalized medicine, is the medical approach to understanding how an individual’s genetics, environment, and lifestyle can […]