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‘Should I Continue my Scheduled Cancer Treatment During the Coronavirus Pandemic?’ And Other Questions Answered

Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has surpassed 1.4 million. With varying public health responses across countries, there is still no clear prediction for…

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What Should Cancer Patients Do to Prevent COVID-19 Infection?

Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board The pandemic associated with coronavirus disease COVID-19 is particularly dangerous for someone with cancer, whose body’s primary defense mechanism, the human immune system, is weaker than…

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5 Common Cancer Myths and Misconceptions

Ranking as the number one cause of death worldwide, cancer is one of the most frightening diseases in the world today. The deadly disease can affect nearly any part in the body with each type…

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Gut bacteria may boost cancer therapy by colonizing tumors

A study in mice suggests that by infiltrating tumors and ramping up the body’s immune response, a type of gut bacteria could be a valuable ally in cancer treatment. The authors of the new study…

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Ancient Chinese medicine unlocks new possibilities for cancer treatment

Source: YaleNews More than 20 years ago, Yale pharmacology professor Yung-Chi Cheng, a leader in drug development for hepatitis B, cancer, and HIV, had a radical idea: What if he could unlock the therapeutic potential of…

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