cancer research

New cancer treatment creates best 'overall survival ever'

Posted in Medicine on 13th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

These are promising results and demonstrate how we can better select the patients who are most likely to benefit from immunotherapy treatment.

HPV vaccine saves thousands of women from cervical cancer, UK study shows

Posted in Medicine on 13th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

The NHS vaccination programme to prevent cervical cancer has so far stopped thousands of women from developing the disease and experiencing pre-cancerous changes to cells, a study has found.

New treatment destroys head and neck cancer tumours in trial

Posted in Medicine on 11th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

Combination of drugs causes tumours to vanish in some terminally ill patients, study finds

Study opens a window for new therapeutic approaches to ovarian cancer

Posted in Medicine on 11th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a cellular interaction that is essential to the ability of the immune system's cytotoxic T lymphocytes to destroy ovarian tumors and shown that its engagement could help determine the efficacy of checkpoint blockade immunotherapy in a variety of cancers.

A change in diet may reduce risk of lethal prostate cancer

Posted in Medicine on 11th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

The researchers found associations between more aggressive prostate cancer and three metabolites; phenylacetylglutamine, choline, and betaine.