Autophagy: is it cancer's friend or foe? Cells rely on autophagy to recycle their components, and much evidence favors the idea that this "self-eating" suppresses tumor development. But other data suggest that autophagy fosters tumor development and actually protects cancer cells from treatments.(NEWS)
May 26, 2006; Environmentalists have long proclaimed the importance of recycling. Now cell biologists are delivering a similar message. Within...