Cancer Research

Kahweol Acetate, Cafestol In Coffee May Inhibit Prostate Cancer

A pilot study using drug-resistant cancer cells in cell cultures and in mice has found that the compounds  kahweol acetate and cafestol in coffee may inhibit the growth of prostate cancer. The results were presented at the European Association of Urology c ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 18 2019 - 4:14pm

Melanoma: 4 Things To Know

With summer just around the corner in Europe and America, it's time to think about the risk of too much sun exposure.  One greater hazard has less risk- melanoma- but though it is less common than some other types of skin cancer, it is more likely to ...

Article - News Staff - May 13 2019 - 9:46am

Hyped Claims About Medical Science Are Unethical, And Occasionally Dangerous

I work in the field of bioprinting, where the aim is to build biological tissues by printing living cells into 3D structures. Last month I found my Facebook news feed plastered with an amazing story about “the first 3D printed heart using a patient’s own ...

Article - The Conversation - May 28 2019 - 1:16pm

Pancreatic Cancer: Challenges And Treatment Advances

With Alex Trebek’s recent announcement that his pancreatic cancer is in remission, many people have wondered if this difficult cancer is now easier to treat. Pancreatic cancer remains a major cancer killer, but advances are happening. As a medical oncolog ...

Article - The Conversation - Jun 1 2019 - 8:52am

Hybrid MRI Approach Better Than Ultrasound For Detecting Prostate Cancer

Each year, 1 million men in the U.S. undergo biopsies to determine whether they have prostate cancer because ultrasound imaging cannot clearly display the location of tumors in the prostate gland. Ultrasound has been used to visualize the prostate in order ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 12 2019 - 11:55am

Epidemiologists Once Dismissed Hereditary Cancer Risk- Henry Lynch MD Proved Them Wrong

Once upon a time, epidemiologists believed bacon caused cancer, as did hot tea, a weedkiller that acts on no human biology, bread, apples, lettuce, mustard, tomatoes, and more. That faraway time was actually last year. You name it, and it is possible for s ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 19 2019 - 2:58pm

Colon, Pancreatic And Lung Are The Deadliest Cancers But Get Little Funding

Breast cancer, leukemia, and lymphoma get outsized funding compared to their mortality while pancreatic cancer, colon, liver, and others far deadlier get shorted, at least by government agencies. The private sector obviously wants to make products to save ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 18 2019 - 4:18pm

The Pancreas Has Little Exposure To Sex Hormones So Why Do Women Get One Form Of Its Cancer?

Though the pancreas is an organ with little exposure to sex hormones, one form of pancreatic cancer affects specifically women, often young. How is this possible, even though the pancreas? This pancreatic cancer, known as "mucinous cyst", has st ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 6 2019 - 10:03am

Cervical Cancer Is Not The Most Common Thing The HPV Vaccine Prevents, That's Oropharyngeal Cancer

Though an entire $2 billion industry has been built scaring people about the modern world (which has promoted a $35 billion supplement market and a $110 billion Organic industry) we're in a Golden Age. Even the poorest people can afford food, what wer ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 22 2019 - 4:33pm

Edit Out Cancer: CRISPR Knocks Out Lcn2 Oncogene, Halts Progression Of Triple-negative Breast Cancer In Mice

A CRISPR gene editing system inside a nanogel delivery system injected into the body could put a stop to the growth of triple-negative breast cancer and it's gone past the first hurdle; human tumor cells and mice. Triple-negative breast cancer has the ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 26 2019 - 5:51pm