oncology

Better treatment pathway for pancreatic cancer ‘could save thousands of lives’

Posted in Medicine on 19th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

Modelling carried out by the charity found its proposed care pathway would increase survival rates among pancreatic cancer patients from 7.1% to 10.4% by 2028.

Cancer Cells May Share Resources When Times Are Tough

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

Researchers have discovered a process by which cancer cells share molecules in order to multiply when times are tough.

Study Finds Carcinogen Exposure Makes Cancer Cells More Susceptible to Immune Attack, with Implications for Treatment

Posted in Medicine on 18th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

The researchers hypothesized that DNA-mutating carcinogens may enhance the immune response to cancer.

Clinical trial tests creatine monohydrate and exercise to preserve muscle mass in prostate cancer patients

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

It's important for patients to keep the muscle mass they already have to help maintain independence, quality of life, and reduce other cancer treatment-related side effects. Also, more muscle mass is also linked to higher survival rates."

Manchester scientists investigate how to stop a more aggressive form of breast cancer spreading

Posted in Medicine, Science on 12th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

Around 15% of breast cancers are classed as triple negative and if this form of the disease becomes resistant to chemotherapy, there are few other treatments available.