Global Cancer News

Synthetic biologists extend functional life of cancer fighting circuitry in microbes

Bioengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a method to significantly extend the life of gene circuits used to instruct microbes to do things such as produce and deliver drugs, break down…

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Harvard Study Say Cannabis May Help Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Marijuana has long been used to manage pain from cancer treatments. The study from Harvard’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is different because it discovered cannabis might go beyond treatment for cancer-related pain and nausea. The study found…

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Removing cancer’s protective barrier could boost immunotherapy treatments

Scientists may have found a way to pull down the protective wall that surrounds tumors, potentially re-exposing them to the killing power of the immune system and immunotherapy treatments, according to a study part funded…

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Flavonoid-rich diet protects against cancer and heart disease, study finds

Researchers from ECU’s School of Medical and Health Sciences analysed data from the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health cohort that assessed the diets of 53,048 Danes over 23 years. They found that people who habitually…

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The Lancet: A link between different forms of menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer

An international collaboration, using data from more than 100,000 women with breast cancer from 58 epidemiological studies worldwide, has found that using menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer,…

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