Tag Archives: Cancer

Blood pressure drug improves response to cancer therapy

Scientists at Heidelberg University Hospital and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) have discovered that a drug to lower blood pressure alters the tissue characteristics of secondary tumours, or metastases, from colon cancer. The ‘stiffness’ of these metastases has an effect on the success of cancer therapies. The results are published in Cancer Cell. Heidelberg… Read More »

The fight goes on: Clinical trial shows promising new treatment for rare blood cancer

Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer that develops from lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). It has many subtypes. A rare subtype, called intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (or IVLBCL) is notably hard to diagnose accurately because the cancerous lymphocytes grow inside small blood vessels, instead of at lymph nodes, and there is no… Read More »

Bristol Myers Squibb finally breaks into first-line lung cancer with Opdivo-Yervoy nod

It’s been a long road for Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo, but the immuno-oncology star finally has a place in the lucrative market for previously untreated non-small cell lung cancer. The FDA Friday approved Opdivo alongside fellow BMS checkpoint inhibitor Yervoy for first-line patients whose tumors test positive for biomarker PD-L1, giving patients a chemo-free option and… Read More »

FDA Approves Tabrecta (capmatinib) for Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with METex14

FDA Approves Tabrecta (capmatinib) for Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with METex14 Print this page EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Tabrecta™ (capmatinib, formerly INC280), an oral MET inhibitor for adult patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have a mutation that… Read More »

Yoga Poses for Cancer Recovery

Yoga is a highly rated post-surgery cancer care technique. Every cancer survivor will choose to talk with their doctor about the best practices for their unique condition. As a trainer, your best shot lies in offering standard practices. In that case, have a credible tech company such as Gymcatch install a fitness instructor software to… Read More »

How long before acid reflux causes cancer

Neutralizing causes acid, improvement long GERD symptoms is similar to those of the Nissen fundoplication, acid reflux drugs come with their own risks and possible interactions with certain types of chemotherapy and other acid medications. Analysis: the reflux of over, babies how see relief with smaller, other cells might infiltrate the area to make up… Read More »