Cancer

Breast cancer cells. Researchers have presented ‘striking’ data showing the power of a targeted drug to slow breast cancer growth. This data is nothing short of phenomenal and will be practice changing. – Dr Sara Hurvitz, study author The breakthrough drug works by delivering high concentrations of chemotherapy directly to cancer cells that have a
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Adding abiraterone to standard hormone therapy improves survival for men with high-risk prostate cancer that’s not spread elsewhere in the body. “Today’s results are the first study of intensified hormone therapy in this group,” Professor Nick James, chief investigator of the STAMPEDE trial The latest findings from the STAMPEDE trial, funded by Cancer Research UK
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While the temps may still be in the 80’s, apple season is upon us! Give this Apple Bok Choy salad a try!  It is easy, healthy and oh so yummy. It is also a good transition into fall salad.   Prep Time: 20 minutes slicing and dicing time Servings: 2 hefty portions Ingredients: 6 cups finely chopped
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Could the complex mechanisms driving solid tumour metastasis come down to the balance of cellular division and death? Cell biologist, Professor Jody Rosenblatt tells us why dysregulated cell death could have an impact not only on metastasis, but also therapy resistance… Cancer metastasis is the main reason patients succumb to their disease. Yet, understanding how
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All patients have complicated relationships with their scans not unlike the hate-love relationships we have with other technologies in our lives. We first learn we have cancer from scans, then learn from them if that cancer has shrunk or disappeared, then learn if it has come back. Scans are like revolving doors, emotional roulette wheels
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Image credit: Dr Esther Baena, CRUK Manchester Institute. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved apalutamide (Erleada) in combination with a hormone treatment for some prostate cancer patients in England. The hormone therapy will now be an option for adults with advanced hormone-sensitive prostate cancer that’s spread to other parts of
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Many people have been putting off regular medical checkups during the COVID-19 pandemic, due to concerns about contracting the virus. Unfortunately, doing so could have disastrous results. A U.S. Senator is using her breast cancer diagnosis to remind people to keep being vigilant and to schedule important screenings. Thursday, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar announced that
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Let me start by saying I am no fig expert. I just happen to like figs and with a fig tree in my yard with an overabundance of figs this summer, I have learned about their versatility and health benefits. They are a naturally sweet and healthy addition to your diet. A few years ago,
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Adapted from Thomas L. McDermitt, “A long-time cancer patient and skeptic.” NOTE AS YOU READ THIS POST: You don’t have to agree with all of this all of the time. But if it generally speaks to you, try to read all or parts of it every day, or have it read to you. Part of the
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