user

Parthenogenetic Snakes May Cure Cancer

Recently, a professor at Tulsa College in Oklahoma made a breakthrough linking parthenogenetic snakes to curing ovarian cancer. Each year, over 14,000 women die of ovarian cancer, which also makes it one of the leading cancers in the US. Though the link between parthenogenetic snakes and ovarian cancer isn't certain,…...

Read more

3 Breakthroughs in Fight Against Breast Cancer

Recently, three breakthroughs have aided in the fight against breast cancer; three being chemoprevention, detection of circulation tumor cells and scintimammography. The main technology used in chemoprevention is Fenretinide,  synthetic retinoid derivative, that is believed to reduce the chances of developing breast cancer. Scintimammography uses slightly radioactive tracer to further investigate…...

Read more

Stem Cell Treatments: New Breakthroughs in Leukemia, Liver Cancer, and Diabetes

Styem cell treatments have been a hot topic lately, and researchers have found a number of conditions that could benefit from this technique.  An investigational personalized cellular therapy put 90 percent of children and adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) into remission, many of these individuals had suffered several relapses…...

Read more

Stem Cell Treatments Aides in New Breakthroughs in Leukemia

Noelle Frey, an assistant professor of Medicine and an oncologist at Penn's Abramson's Cancer Center, has recently demonstrated a new T-cell engineering technique on treating patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). This gene transfer technique is able to train patient’s own T cells to target and kill the cancerous B…...

Read more

“United Dream, Shared Success” 2013 Chinese Clinical Oncology Advances Awards Announced

From China Medical Tribune In January 2014, "2013 Chinese Clinical Oncology Advances Awards " organized by China Medical Tribune (CMT) and the Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO) has finalized the top researches from China (a number of studies have tied votes). The achievements of Chinese clinical and basic oncology…...

Read more

Gender and Ethnicity Influence the Risk of Dying from Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers

Men who have never smoked are more likely to die from lung cancer than women, as are Asians who live in Asia compared with individuals of European decent. An international team of investigators drew these conclusions from an analysis of 13 prospective studies that involved 63,000 individuals for tracking lung…...

Read more