- Non-Genetic Cancer Mechanism Found
Cancer can be caused solely by protein imbalances within cells, a study of ovarian cancer has found. The discovery is a major breakthrough because genetic aberrations have been seen as the main cause of almost all cancer. ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 2 2015 - 11:44am
- How Did Mexico Eliminate Breast Cancer Deaths?
In Mexico, breast cancer has been adequately controlled, and is no longer considered a risk of death when it’s diagnosed. The disease is more common among women in the capital and the northern states, and is first in incidence of malignant neoplasms in fem ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 28 2015 - 7:30am
- Childhood Cancer Cells Drain Immune System's Batteries
Cancer cells in neuroblastoma contain a molecule that breaks down a key energy source for the body's immune cells, leaving them too physically drained to fight the disease, according to new research. Scientists have discovered that the cells in neuro ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 5 2015 - 8:00am
- England Still Struggling To Close The Gap In Cancer Survival
Cancer survival in England remains lower than countries with similar healthcare systems, according to a new study. Cancer survival in England has steadily improved but the gap in survival remains. The research, from the London School of Hygiene&Tropic ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 7 2015 - 11:00am
- Ovarian Cancer: Why Dont More Doctors Use This Life-Extending Technique?
In America this year, over 21,000 new cases of ovarian cancer are expected, and over 14,000 deaths. Once ovarian cancer has spread within the peritoneal cavity or to other organs, long-range survival is rare. However, shorter-term benefits can be obtained ...
Article - American Council ... - Aug 5 2015 - 11:31am
- New Combination Treatment Effective Against Melanoma
n findings never before seen in melanoma, a novel combination therapy was found to be highly effective at treating patients with skin metastases, new research has shown. The research found that Interleukin (IL)-2 combined with imiquimod and topical retin ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 14 2015 - 7:00am
- Coffee Makes You Regular- And Regular Coffee May Improve Survival In Colon Cancer
Regular consumption of caffeinated coffee may help prevent the return of colon cancer after treatment and improve the chances of a cure, according to a new study. The patients, all of them treated with surgery and chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer, ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 25 2015 - 7:27am
- Injectable Cryogel-based Whole-cell Cancer Vaccines
New research could potentially yield a new platform for cancer vaccines. Leveraging a biologically inspired sponge-like gel called "cryogel" as an injectable biomaterial, the vaccine delivers patient-specific tumor cells together with immune-sti ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 31 2015 - 9:59am
- Daratumumab Immunotherapy Agent Benefits Patients With Drug-Resistant Multiple Myeloma
In its first clinical trial, an antibody therapy produced at least partial remissions in a third of patients with multiple myeloma who had exhausted multiple prior treatments, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other organizations have repo ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 1 2015 - 9:00am
- The Problem With New Cancer Drugs- They're Not A Good Value
We want drugs to get better and we don’t want them to be just for the rich. Health care, in much of modern America, has become a right rather than a luxury so a country that is fine with overpaying for a phone is less inclined to have gaps in health care ...
Article - American Council ... - Sep 6 2015 - 8:00am