Latest Cancer treatments Stories

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...

2013-08-06 23:29:05

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new vaccine study beginning at North Shore-LIJ ‘s Brain Tumor Center. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 On August 6, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new vaccine study beginning at North Shore-LIJ’s Brain Tumor Center. According to an August 1, 2013 article published on The Island Now, titled, “Brain...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.