Researchers: Fasting can kill cancer cells in common childhood leukemia

The same intermittent fasting strategy wasn’t effective for a type of blood cancer found in adults, myeloid leukemia, but it profoundly halted and reversed the progression of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, sub-type B-cell, and sub-type T-cell. Fasting stops leukemia cancer cells, signaled through the leptin pathway After fasting, the rate at which the leptin levels recovered seemed to correspond to the rate at which the cancerous ALL cells were cleared from the blood. In all cases of leukemia, the cancer cells proliferate uncontrollably and displace healthy blood cells over time.

Researchers: Fasting can kill cancer cells in common childhood leukemia