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How Pancreatic Cancer Defies Treatment

Posted in Medicine, Science on 20th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

Pancreatic cancer is the third deadliest cancer in the United States, after lung and colorectal.

Israeli Breast Cancer Treatment Shows 90% Effectiveness In Animal Trials

Posted in Medicine, Science on 20th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

The new molecular blocker aims to halt breast cancer metastasis.

New Treatment Strategy Cuts Risk Of Bowel Cancer Returning By 28%

Posted in Medicine, Science on 20th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

UK trial across three countries finds that giving patients chemotherapy before surgery was more effective.

Targeting Variant Of Common Protein May Dramatically Boost Effectiveness Of Breast Cancer Treatment

Posted in Medicine, Science on 14th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

A rare variant of a protein present in nearly all human cells may hold the key to improving the effectiveness of breast cancer treatment, according to University of Manchester research funded by Breast Cancer Now.

New Partnership To Boost Research Into Vaccines For Cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 14th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

New cancer trials to begin using personalised treatment to save lives.

Lung Cancer: How Juice From Sarunashi Fruit May Inhibit Tumor Growth

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

Researchers from Okayama University in Japan say they have found evidence that ingesting juice from the sarunashi fruit grown in Japan can help prevent and reduce lung cancer

First UK Proton Beam Therapy Trial For Breast Cancer Launches

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

Proton beam therapy has been used in other countries to treat breast cancer, but numbers of participants in these trials are small and there have been no reported trials that directly compare proton beam therapy with standard radiotherapy.

The Virtual Reality Technology That Could Revolutionise Cancer Treatment

Posted in Games, Medicine, Software on 12th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

Virtual reality might soon help scientists and doctors better understand how to treat patients' cancerous tumours.

Investigational T-cell Therapy Shows Antiviral Efficacy And Safety In Cancer Patients Treated With Stem Cell Transplant

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

Posoleucel T-cell therapy that simultaneously targets six different viruses, demonstrated promising antiviral efficacy and safety in a phase II study of patients who had undergone stem cell transplantation to treat their cancer or other blood diseases.

Immunotherapy Prior To Surgery Strikingly Effective For Patients With Colorectal Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

The researchers anticipated PD-1 inhibitors could be at least as effective for locally-advanced but operable cancer as they have historically been in the treatment of metastatic dMMR/MSI-H CRC, but were surprised to find it so much more effective for this patient population.

PTN's Top Ten Science And Technology Breakthroughs And Events Of 2022

Posted in Reviews, Science on 31st Dec, 2022
by Alex Muller

From stunning new detailed photos of the early universe to an energy advancement that could change the future of our world...2022 Had a lot to celebrate.

Approaching 2023, Here Are The Top 5 Cancer Research Breakthroughs Of 2022

Posted in Medicine on 27th Dec, 2022
by Alex Muller

Worldwide, cancer research scientists have been busy making exciting new discoveries about cancer. Here are the top five cancer research breakthroughs made by cancer researchers in 2022.