Journal article

Environmental Enrichment: A Cure for Cancer? It's All in the Mind

Terence YC Pang, Anthony J Hannan

Journal of Molecular Cell Biology | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2010

Abstract

Environmental enrichment is used to enhance mental stimulation and physical activity and has been shown to delay onset and progression of a range of brain disorders. Now, Cao et al. (2010) report in Cell that this paradigm also exerts strong influences beyond the brain and is capable of suppressing tumor growth in mice.