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Cancer patients do not die due to cancer, sensational claims of researchers

Logan D Suza

Died of cancer – we often hear such information.

Died of cancer – we often hear such information. But a study led by a researcher named Bo Lee revealed that most cancer patients die from a condition called cachexia, not cancer.

Researchers have found that when cancerous tumors increase levels of an immune molecule called interleukin-6 (IL-6), it causes severe brain damage. 50 to 80 percent of cancer patients develop cachexia due to reduced performance.

“This is a very serious syndrome,” said Professor Bo Lee of the US-based Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL).

In a research report published in a journal called Nature Communication, this researcher also said, “Most cancer patients die of cachexia rather than cancer. There is no way back from here. Basically there is no cure for this disease.”

This professor and his team conducted research on a mouse. In this, they found that blocking the entry of an immune molecule called IL-6 into a neuron in the brain called ‘area postrema’ did not cause cachexia in mice.

In healthy patients, IL-6 acts as a natural immunosuppressant. This molecule circulates throughout the body. When the immune system reacts to a threat, it alerts the brain to fight it together.

According to the researchers, cancer disrupts this process by producing large amounts of IL-6. Which has a serious effect on the body. One of which is that people and animals will stop eating food. Another is cachexia.

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