Friday, March 22, 2019

Potential New Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

  A synthetic derivative of vitamin D was found by Salk Institute researchers to collapse the barrier of cells shielding pancreatic tumors, making this seemingly...

Saffron Extracts: Potential Role in Prevention of Prostate Cancer

A new Italian study suggests that crocins, natural carotenoid chemical compounds found in saffron (Crocus sativus L.), and crocetin esters, which are produced in...

Berry Extract Boost Effectiveness of Pancreatic Cancer Therapy

A wild berry native to North America may strengthen the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug commonly used to treat pancreatic cancer, according to new...

Simple Urine Test for Cervical Cancer Virus

Dread going for a smear test? A simple urine test can pick up the human papilloma virus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer. Though it's...

Common Anti-Malarial Drug May Reverse Cancer

Researchers report that a common anti-malaria drug, chloroquine, has reversed cancer cells in fruit fly eyes, completely restoring the cancerous cells back into normal,...

Japanese Mushroom Extract Eradicates Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Clinical Trial

A readily available Japanese mushroom extract appears to be effective at eradicating human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a pilot clinical trial at The University of...

Promising Gene-Silencing Technique Shows Promise in Fight Against Cancer, Liver Diseases

Since its discovery 16 years ago, researchers have been eyeing RNA interference (RNAi) – a natural process for ‘silencing’ genes – as a therapy...

Many Women Unaware of Risks of Developing Ovarian Cancer

The statistics for ovarian cancer are frightening. Whereas early detection tests for breast cancer are relatively commonplace, 75-85% of women with ovarian cancer are...

Soy Supplements With Isoflavones ‘Reprogram’ Breast Cancer Cells

Taking soy protein supplements may lead to some concerning genetic changes for women with breast cancer, a new study suggests. In the study, half...

Sabotage as Therapy: Aiming Lupus Antibodies at Vulnerable Cancer Cells

  Yale Cancer Center researchers may have discovered a new way of harnessing lupus antibodies to sabotage cancer cells made vulnerable by deficient DNA repair....

“Game Changing” Immunotherapy Drug for Melanoma Approved by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new immunotherapy drug to treat advanced melanoma, signaling a paradigm shift in the way the...

New Immunotherapy Vaccine Decreases Recurrence in HER2 Positive Breast Cancer...

A new breast cancer vaccine candidate, (GP2), provides further evidence of the potential of immunotherapy in preventing disease recurrence. This is especially the case...