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Cancer is scary. And fear can lead us to try and find hope in some pretty dubious treatment suggestions. There's a myth circulating in internet health circles that eating a low-sugar diet can somehow starve the cancer and shrink tumors. Today we'll look at how that is supposed to work, and look at the research on whether any of it is real.

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