cancer

New Method for Better Early Detection of Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

They hope within 18 months to two years to conduct first clinical trials in patents.

Dead bodies are revealing the secrets of how cancer kills

Posted in Medicine on 7th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

One in two people will develop cancer in their lifetime, according to figures from Cancer Research UK. And while research has advanced in leaps and bounds in terms of finding drugs and improving our understanding of the disease, doctors still don’t know the answer to one of the biggest questions: why do patients die?

Why are cancer rates increasing?

Posted in Medicine, Science on 6th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

There are now more people than ever living to an age where they have a higher risk of developing cancer.

Never too late to quit: protective cells could cut risk of lung cancer for ex-smokers

Posted in Medicine on 5th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Protective cells in the lungs of ex-smokers could explain why quitting smoking reduces the risk of developing lung cancer, Cancer Research UK-funded researchers have determined.

Simple, cheap nanoparticles activate immune system against cancer

Posted in Medicine on 1st Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

The best way to fight off cancer might be to strengthen the body’s immune system and help it identify and kill tumors. This field of study is known as immunotherapy, and while it’s showing promise it can be quite expensive. Researchers have developed nanoparticles that should be cheaper to produce.