3rd International Conference on Cancer Nutrition Therapy

May 9 – May 10, 2012,
Madrid, Spain
Can We Afford to Ignore Fat Metabolism in Cancer Cachexia?
Gerald Höfler, MD
Medical University of Graz
Institute of Pathology
Head, Laboratory of Molecular Diagnostics and the
Working Group of Molecular Oncology
Graz, Austria
Dr. Höfler presents information on fat metabolism in cancer cachexia. He discusses an animal study where white adipose tissue (WAT) disappeared when tumor tissue was injected into the mice, and the implications this has on cachexia research.

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