New Blood Cancer Study

 October 19, 2019

There are new results of a blood cancer study that is considered by the scientists as outstanding in tackling the previously untreatable forms of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The team from the University of Leicester and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust focused on treating patients with CLL within the Hope Clinical Trials Facility. Following a […]

Cancer Linked To Weight

 October 17, 2019

Here is another reason we need to eat correctly and watch our weight. According to an article written by Jasmin Malik Chua, a Live Science Contributor, 40% of cancer cases in the US are liked to weight. There are at least 13 types of cancer which will increase a person’s risk by being overweight or […]

Thyroid Cancer Treatments

 October 16, 2019

Over the last 40 years thyroid cancer rates have increased.  The rate of the most common form of thyroid cancer, papillary thyroid cancer, was 4.8 per 100,000 people in the US and 14.9 per 100,000 in 2012.  These cases are more often found today when imaging of the neck or chest is done for other […]

Cell Death Technique

 October 11, 2019

I found an article written by Honor Whiteman on a novel cell death technique that he feels may be better than chemo.  Usually chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy are used to treat cancer.  They do not work for all patients suffering from cancer.  There is a new study where scientists have discovered a cancer-killing technique that […]

Antipsychotic Drugs To Destroy Cancer Cells

 October 8, 2019

It’s a fact that some cancers can survive on high cholesterol levels.  Ana Sandoiu composed an article that was fact checked by Jasmin Collier that there is new research that uses antipsychotic drugs to starve these cancer cells of cholesterol. Certain malignancies depend on cholesterol to survive, according to some studies, and that high serum […]

Hair Following Chemo

 October 4, 2019

When does the hair grow back after having chemo?  Dawn Villines gave some good information for those recovering from hair loss after receiving chemo.  The article was reviewed by Christina Chun, MPH. Regrowth of hair after chemotherapy is a visible and heartening sign.  Chemo can destroy cancer cells, but it also kills healthy cells, too.  […]

Nerves Fuel Prostate Cancer Growth

 September 30, 2019

Exactly how can nerves fuel growth of prostate cancer?  Much of this is explained in an article written by Hannah Nichols and fact checked by Jasmin Collier.  According to a study conducted by researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, certain nerves support the growth of prostate cancer by a tumor vessel proliferating a […]

Mutations Needed for Cancer To Emerge

 September 29, 2019

Hannah Nichols is giving us more information on the mutations needed for cancer to emerge that the scientists have uncovered.  The article has been fact checked by Jasmin Collier. There are somewhere between one and 10 driver mutations required for cancer to develop.  This information is according to a team from the Wellcome Trust Sanger […]

Suppressor To Prevent Pancreatic Cancer

 September 28, 2019

Honor Whiteman recently wrote about a new study confirming that not all gene mutations are bad, after discovering a mutation that appears to give a known tumor suppressor gene a boost against pancreatic cancer.  They found that mice possessing a specific mutation in the p53 gene were significantly less likely to develop pancreatic tumors when […]

What’s a Gleason Score?

 September 26, 2019

If you’ve never heard or understood what a Gleason score is, this article written by Jenna Fletcher and reviewed by Christina Chun, MPH, should help to enlighten you. Those men diagnosed with prostate cancer want to know their outlook and treatment plan quickly.  The Gleason score will definitely play a major role in them deciding […]