Cancer

Dogs Can Sniff Out Breast Cancer

Dogs Can Sniff Out Breast Cancer

With just six months of training, a pair of German Shepherds became 100-percent accurate as breast cancer spotters in an unusual but promising diagnostic trial. Dogs can sniff out cancer from a piece of cloth which had touched the breast of a woman with a tumor, researchers said Friday, announcing the results of an unusual but promising diagnostic trial. With just six months of training, a pair of... »

5 Most Technologically Advanced Cancer Centers in the World

5 Most Technologically Advanced Cancer Centers in the World

What does it mean to be “high-tech” in medicine? How do we determine the hospitals that are truly the “best”? Opinions undoubtedly vary, and we understand that first and foremost, patients should seek the type and variety of care that they feel is right for them. 5. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York, NY, United States Website The technologically advanced cancer hospital at Memorial S... »

5 Most Technologically Advanced Cancer Centers in the World

5 Most Technologically Advanced Cancer Centers in the World

Welcome to our ranking of the 5 most technologically advanced cancer centers in the world. What does it mean to be “high-tech” in medicine? How do we determine the hospitals that are truly the “best”? Opinions undoubtedly vary, and we understand that first and foremost, patients should seek the type and variety of care that they feel is right for them. 5. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center / N... »

The Protein That Might Be Cancer's Undoing

The Protein That Might Be Cancer’s Undoing

Scientists say they’ve discovered cancer’s “Achilles heel.” An international group of researchers think they have found the “Achilles heel” of cancer, a way for the patient’s own body to attack and potentially defeat the disease. The research, which appeared Friday in Science, breaks new ground in the fight against the disease, the scientists say. “What we’ve found for the ... »

Marijuana May Turn Off DNA Linked To Skin Cancer And Other Diseases

Marijuana May Turn Off DNA Linked To Skin Cancer And Other Diseases

Marijuana may be the key to treating a wide range of skin diseases at the gene level, according to new research from Italy. The study, published online in the British Journal of Pharmacology, shows that chemicals in marijuana have the potential to stop harmful DNA activity that underlies diseases like skin cancer and allergies. “Our findings may lead to the development of preventive medicines, for... »

How to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer - Meddy Bear

How to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

We hear it all the tim .lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which this is critical to their physical well-being and ultimately their life expectancy. In January 2003, the Journal of the American Medical Association featured a study finding that obesity appears to lessen life expectancy, especially among young adults. The researchers compared Body-Mass Index (BMI)... »

Cancer Immunotherapies May Send Immune System into Overdrive

Cancer Immunotherapies May Send Immune System into Overdrive

The New York Times had a front-page article on Sunday about some of the severe side effects of cancer immunotherapies. Cancer cells can elude the immune system by engaging an immune checkpoint on a T-cell. That effectively shuts down the T-cell. But checkpoint inhibitors — like the four immunotherapies approved by the FDA — block that checkpoint and allow T-cells to attack cancer cells. In doing s... »

Dandelion Root Kills 98% of Cancer Cells in 48 Hours

Dandelion Root Kills 98% of Cancer Cells in 48 Hours?

Since ancient times, the amazing health benefits and medicinal properties of dandelion have been valued and used. Apparently, this root has even more potent powers, as scientists have found that if can treat cancer! Dandelion significantly boosts the immune system and treats lung, prostate, and other cancer types. Dr. Carolyn Hamm from the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre in Ontario, Canada, the pot... »

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