Cancer as a chronic wound?
The immune system can both destroy and stimulate new growth of tissues. So maybe a little immune-supression could be a good thing? Re-purposing of anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin and rapamycin is currently being investigated as a means of both cancer treatment and prevention.
This week’s article summarizes the emerging paradigm of viewing cancer as a wound that never heals.
Plus, I’ll fill you in on what giant stone heads and a wonder drug have in common!