Latest Cancer treatments Stories

2013-08-27 23:01:29

The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) Consensus Statement on Tumor Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Cutaneous Melanoma was created to address the lack of information about when and how to implement cancer immunotherapy by practicing clinical oncologists and related health care providers. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The first evidence-based consensus statement on tumor immunotherapy for the treatment of patients with melanoma has been released by the Society for...

2013-08-22 23:28:38

A new study detailed on the site Surviving Mesothelioma is showing promising results with the body's immune system. Researchers from several Australian universities say it may help keep mesothelioma from returning after surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 The study tested anti-CD40 antibody, a compound the research team calls "one of the most powerful new cancer immunotherapies" for its ability to increase the body’s production of tumor-fighting T-cells....

Flavenoids In Celery Artichoke Kill Cancer
2013-08-16 14:37:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Vegetables like celery and artichokes have long been thought to convey numerous health benefits, and a new study from scientists at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign revealed that these foods have two chemical components, apigenin and luteolin, known as flavonoids that are capable of killing off cancer cells. “Apigenin alone induced cell death in two aggressive human pancreatic cancer cell lines. But we received the best...

2013-08-14 23:25:07

Lung Cancer Patient Now Cancer Free After Alternative Therapies at Sunridge Medical (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 In December of 2012, Patricia was diagnosed with Lung cancer and underwent surgery to remove part of her lung. After finding the cancer was also in her lymph nodes, her surgery was followed by chemotherapy and radiation. Feeling sick and weak from the treatments, Patricia, a resident of Idaho, said she felt like she was dying. Her doctors were also losing faith. “We had very...

2013-08-07 10:19:58

Novel treatment boosted selective immune attack on leukemia cells in post-transplant patients Patients with advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) often receive donor transplants that effectively "reboot" their own immune defenses, which then attack and potentially cure the hard-to-treat disease. However, there is a high rate of relapse in these patients, and the transplanted immune cells may also harm normal tissues, causing graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). Now, scientists at...

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