Tag Archives: Cancer

Medical News Today: Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy

An interdisciplinary group of scientists has successfully destroyed tumor cells in mice by using nano-sized copper compounds alongside immunotherapy. Importantly, the tumors did not return after the treatment ceased. According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide — in 2018, it was responsible for approximately 9.6 million deaths.… Read More »

Why a single molecule called CD166 could unlock new cancer therapies

More than $ 3 million from the National Institutes of Health will allow Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center researchers to improve understanding of the complex system of how hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) survive and sustain their function in the bone marrow. Edward F. Srour, Ph.D., the Robert J. and Annie S. Rohn… Read More »

What Are My Survival Chances? A Cancer Calculator Does the Math

The new website CancerSurvivalRates.com has launched with the promise of providing people with cancer and their families a simple way of getting information about the typical survival rates for their type of cancer, STAT reports. While the site is meant to inspire further dialogue with cancer physicians, some experts are concerned that online access to… Read More »