oncology

Hundreds of children could benefit from new approach to brain cancer treatment

Posted in Medicine, Science on 19th Nov, 2023
by Alex Muller

As well as an improved side-effect profile to chemotherapy, the new treatment also improved overall response rate by more than 400% and increased median progression-free survival from 7.4 months with chemotherapy to 20.1 months with the new treatment.

Cancer-Killing Duo Hunts Down and Destroys Tumors

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

"Combining the advantages of tumor-homing bacteria and CAR-T cells provides a new strategy for tumor recognition, and this builds the foundation for engineered communities of living therapies"

New research can help policymakers prioritise funding needs and allocate resource for cancer

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

Results from the largest ever review of clinical trials in cancer screening, prevention, and early detection (SPED) have been published.

Mediterranean diet intervention may not improve breast cancer prognosis in high-risk patients

Posted in Medicine on 20th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

The consumption of the Mediterranean diet in combination with phytoestrogen does not appear to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence among high-risk women. However, a better prognosis of breast cancer has been observed among women with higher compliance with dietary recommendations.

New funding for research investigating how breast cancer resists hormone therapy

Posted in Medicine on 20th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/news/248575/new-funding-research-investigating-breast-cancer/