Can #immunotherapy succeed in glioblastoma? A research update on efforts to use the immune system to treat brain cancer: #CancerCurrents — National Cancer Institute (@theNCI) October 4, 2018 Cancer treatments that work by engaging the immune system to attack tumors have proven to be effective against a growingContinue Reading A YouTube star who claimed to cure her cancer and homosexuality with a raw vegan diet has died, her niece said. Mari Lewis was one half of the YouTube vlogging duo Liz and Mari, with her niece Liz Johnson. They had 11,775 subscribers and uploaded videos about avoiding traditionalContinue Reading Lead author Dr. Gordon Winocur and his team conducted experiments in mice, which led them to observe that problems in learning and recall began to occur prior to chemotherapy in the animals with cancer. “Our work,” explains Dr. Winocur, “isolated that the cancer is responsible for some of theContinue Reading BioXcel Therapeutics’ immuno-oncology candidate BXCL701 was shown to enhance the anti-tumor effects of immune checkpoint inhibitors in prostate models, according to an Oct. 5 poster session at the 24th Annual Prostate Cancer Foundation Scientific Retreat in Washington, D.C. The company reported recent findings from multiple studies showing that BXCL701Continue Reading

What is overdiagnosis? This refers to the detection of cancers that would never cause harm: — National Cancer Inst (@theNCI) June 30, 2017 Q: What is cancer overdiagnosis? A: Cancer overdiagnosis is the detection of asymptomatic cancers, often through screening efforts, which are either non-growing, or so slow-growingContinue Reading

What Is Cancer? Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases #WorldCancerDay — National Cancer Inst (@theNCI) February 4, 2016 Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases. In all types of cancer, some of the body’s cells begin to divide withoutContinue Reading

David Erickson Cruciferous vegetables are rich in nutrients, including several carotenoids (beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin); vitamins C, E, and K; folate; and minerals. They also are a good fiber source. In addition, cruciferous vegetables contain a group of substances known as glucosinolates, which are sulfur-containing chemicals. These chemicals are responsibleContinue Reading