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Cancer

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 […]

New Blood Test For Cancer Monitoring

 September 23, 2019

There is a new type of test that can detect genetic mutations in minute amounts of DNA that is released from cancer cells into the blood, according to Stanford University scientists.  The test is called single color digital PCR and requires just a fraction of a tube of blood that can detect as few as […]

Lymphedema

 September 21, 2019

Robert Ashley, an internist and assistant professor of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles has written an article explaining that techniques of massage can help with lymphedema. Lymphedema causes pain and swelling that is very uncomfortable to the patient and can be a very difficult condition to treat.  The lymphatic system is part […]

Viruses Stimulate Immune System & Fight Cancer

 September 16, 2019

An article about a Swiss scientist from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and the University of Basel that has created artificial viruses that can be used to target cancer, caught my eye. These designer viruses can alert the immune system and cause it to send killer cells to help fight the tumor. You can review […]

Rare Cancers In The U.S.

 September 15, 2019

In every five-cancer diagnoses in the U.S. there is a rare cancer. This is revealed by a report by American Cancer Society appearing in CA:A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, which is a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. Rare cancers account for more than two in three cancers occurring in children and adolescents. They […]

Aged Cheese & Cancer Prevention

 September 14, 2019

There is a new study on a simple way to help reduce the risk of liver cancer that was reviewed by Honor Whiteman. This simple step could also extend lifespan by consuming mushrooms, soy, whole grains, aged cheese and other foods that are rich in spermidine. Mice that are fed an oral supplement of spermidine […]

How Long Have I Got?

 September 13, 2019

This is probably the first thing that a patient asks when told they have cancer, but most receive no clear answer to this. They aren’t even told if it is curable or likely to end their life. Sometimes the doctors seem to avoid the issue that they feel the patients don’t want to hear, and […]

Unexpected Things That Cause Cancer

 September 11, 2019

Approximately 39.6% of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives and about half is accounted for by genetics. It is suggested that the rest is environmental exposure and socioeconomic factors that play a role. Eleven of those unexpected environmental exposures are:   A 2017 study published in the […]

Fibrin and Cancer Cells

 September 9, 2019

We at New Hope Unlimited, believe the immune system is very important for the fight of cancer. We also believe and teach our patients about the extra fibrin coating we can develop over the years and the importance of being able to clean the excess coating in order to help fight cancer. Dr. Lloyd Jenkins […]

Virotherapy

 September 4, 2019

I recently ran across an article describing virotherapy.  Nicoletta Lanese, a Live Science contributor gave information on the early days of virotherapy and how it works. Some of the viruses have a natural preference for attacking tumors and now the scientists are developing them into promising cancer treatments. This has been known for over a […]