- Young Adults Are A Distinct Cancer Population
As medical care has improved, doctors are able to screen for cancer earlier than ever, and that is why cancer cases in young adults and adolescents are prevalent enough that they can be considered a distinct population. Age remains the biggest factor for e ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 4 2020 - 5:19pm
- Scientists Give Mice Worsened Cancer And Colitis Again- This Time With Vegetable Oil
A new scaremongering story about food and cancer is making the rounds but before you run off to find comfort in the arms of Mark Hyman, Mehmet Oz, or Joe Mercola, keep one thing in mind. This is in mice. This stuff is always in mice or a statistical correl ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 10 2020 - 10:30am
- The COVID Impact on Colorectal Cancer Screening
The current pandemic has changed the way we live our lives. Every aspect of human interaction has been affected. Our daily lives have undergone dramatic adjustments that may have been hard to imagine in the period prior to the pandemic. Colon cancer screen ...
Blog Post - Smitha Dutt - Mar 3 2021 - 6:25pm
- Mitochondrial Enzyme DHODH, Ferroptosis, And Maybe A New Cancer Treatment Strategy
Preclinical findings suggest that targeting the mitochondrial enzyme dihydroorotate dehydrogenase (DHODH) can restore ferroptosis-driven cell death, pointing to new therapeutic strategies that may be used to induce ferroptosis and inhibit tumor growth. Fe ...
Article - News Staff - May 17 2021 - 1:01pm
- Hepatitis C Can Now Be Cured- Next Up Will Be A Vaccine
Like coronavirus, Hepatitis C was only discovered as unique a few decades ago, but in that time science took its 2 million new HCV infections every year, with an estimated 70 million carriers of the virus globally, and 400,000 deaths annually to finding a ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 12 2021 - 7:27am
- Acinus: Engineers Have Built A Pancreatic Cancer Time Machine
Pancreatic cancer tends to develop from chronic inflammation that happens when a mutation has caused digestive enzymes to digest the pancreas itself. What if we could go 'back in time' and reverse that process? Purdue University Professor Bumsoo ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 1 2021 - 1:31pm
- COVID-19 Ignited The Era Of Real-World-Evidence. Now, Let’s Bring It On To Accelerate Cancer Research
As we exit the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the health care community must consider how to apply lessons learned over the past year to improve quality of care and patient outcomes across the health care spectrum. One critic ...
Article - Helmy Eltoukhy - Oct 21 2021 - 11:37pm
- Statins Effect On Prostate Cancer Screening Results Revealed
In a new epidemiology paper, men taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs had different prostate cancer screening results than non-users- in statin users, screening did not increase the incidence of prostate cancer as it did in other men. The data came fr ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 29 2021 - 10:48am
- Cancer Deaths Rose To 10 Million Worldwide But That Is Still Good News
Cancer deaths rose to 10 million globally in 2019, up from 2010 when total cancer deaths numbered 8.29 million worldwide- but the headline masks some important health progress. Cancer is not going up, despite claims by those who believe modern food, energy ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 4 2022 - 1:26pm
- HIV Drug Lamivudine A Promising Treatment In Metastatic Colon Cancer Trial
A recent trial of lamivudine, a reverse transcriptase inhibitor used in HIV therapy, found that it stopped disease progression in patients with fourth-line metastatic colorectal cancer. The trial included 32 patients with advanced metastatic colon cancer ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 5 2022 - 9:43am