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Metabolic Modulation of Glioblastoma with Dichloroacetate

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Science Translational Medicine  12 May 2010:
Vol. 2, Issue 31, pp. 31ra34
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3000677

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    Added Metformin near the end. The first four months my Hylar CRC metastatic tumor shrunk 70% and then stayed stable for 14 months.

    I am now on Folfiri and Avastin. I was followed during this DCA period at a major cancer hospital.

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