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PFAS exposure, high-fat diet drive prostate cells’ metabolism into pro-cancer state

November 12, 2021

Exposure to PFAS – a class of synthetic chemicals utilized in food wrappers, nonstick cookware and other products – reprograms the metabolism of benign and malignant human prostate cells to a more energy efficient state that enables the cells to proliferate at three times the rate of nonexposed cells, a new study in mice found.

November 12, 2021

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