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Current Cancer Therapy Reviews


ISSN (Print): 1573-3947
ISSN (Online): 1875-6301

Review Article

Ketogenic Diet Therapy for Glioma: Combined Effects

Author(s): Hongyu Qin, Fan Zhang and Shuqing Gao*

Volume 20, Issue 2, 2024

Published on: 21 September, 2023

Page: [177 - 187] Pages: 11

DOI: 10.2174/1573394719666230717160843

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The ketogenic diet (KD) has made a breakthrough in the treatment of glioma and has become a research hotspot because of its unique dietary structure, particularly as an auxiliary strategy for anti-tumor. This article reviews the application and mechanism of KD combined with other antitumor methods, such as chemoradiotherapy, immunotherapy, molecularly targeted drugs, antiangiogenic drugs, glucose-targeted drugs, hyperbaric oxygen, ketone bodies, and intestinal flora, aiming to provide a theoretical basis for the clinical application of KD.

Keywords: Ketogenic diets, cancer, glioma, diet therapy, rapamycin, combined application.

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