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African American and white men who receive comparable treatments for prostate cancer have similar survival

Last year, we reported on two studies showing that African American men respond at least as well as white men to prostate cancer treatments given in clinical trials. Nationally, African Americans with prostate cancer are more than twice as likely to die of the disease as their white counterparts, and that has fueled speculation that… Read More »

Why a single molecule called CD166 could unlock new cancer therapies

More than $ 3 million from the National Institutes of Health will allow Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center researchers to improve understanding of the complex system of how hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) survive and sustain their function in the bone marrow. Edward F. Srour, Ph.D., the Robert J. and Annie S. Rohn… Read More »

Google blasted for ads of 'potentially lethal' cancer remedy

Campaigners have criticised Google for running adverts for a “potentially lethal” medicine that is being targeted at cancer sufferers. A ‘natural’ remedy called Miracle Mineral Solution, which is advertised to cure cancer, Aids, autism and – according to the manufacturers – “basically anything”, is being advertised on Google ads that pop up on the computers… Read More »

The Association Between Obesity And Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Researchers confirm the risk of triple negative breast cancer in obese women who are also physically inactive, and suggest additional mechanisms other than estrogen. The researchers have determined an association between physical activity, obesity and triple negative breast cancer, a breast cancer subtype which is defined by a lack of progesterone, estrogen and HER2 expression.[1]… Read More »

Medical News Today: Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy

An interdisciplinary group of scientists has successfully destroyed tumor cells in mice by using nano-sized copper compounds alongside immunotherapy. Importantly, the tumors did not return after the treatment ceased. According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide — in 2018, it was responsible for approximately 9.6 million deaths.… Read More »