oncology

Book review and Summary of The Cheating Cell: How Evolution Helps Us Understand and Treat Cancer

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Science on 20th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

The Cheating Cell: How Evolution Helps Us Understand and Treat Cancer, urges us to go beyond the basic hallmarks, to understand cancer; and, in so doing, to think of new ways to prevent and treat the disease.

Rebel Cell: Book Review

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Science on 27th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Geneticist and award-winning science writer Kat Arney takes the reader back to the dawn of life on planet Earth right up to the present day to get to the heart of what cancer really is and how by better understanding it we might one day overcome it. There is PTN's review of the book.

Immune discovery 'may treat all cancer'

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

"It raises the prospect of a 'one-size-fits-all' cancer treatment, a single type of T-cell that could be capable of destroying many different types of cancers across the population."

Brain Barriers Breached to Attack Tumors

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

Yale researchers have found a way to get immune system rescuers through the brain’s protective drainage system.

Cannabinoids may have a vast array of anti-cancer effects

Posted in Science on 19th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

A new British Journal of Pharmacology review has examined their potential for the direct treatment of cancer.