Cancer

Today’s Horoscope for August 18, 2017

Aries should take a break, and it is a good day to deal with financial issues for Taureans. The Moon is in Cancer When the moon is in the sign of Cancer, you need to spare time for the family life. Peace of mind and

Revolutionary Cancer Treatment Approved By US Drug Watchdog

A new treatment called a "living drug" modifies immune cells of the patient and ‘teaches’ them to attack cancer cells. The drug known as CAR-T cell immunotherapy was approved by FDA to be used for children and young adults with a common

Personalized Cancer Vaccine Test Show Promising Results

The vaccine has been tested in two small groups of people with melanoma, a type of skin cancer. Twelve of the 19 test subjects remained cancer-free for two years after vaccine administration, the researchers published in the Nature magazine. “This is not yet

Scientists develop drug that creates a ‘real sun-tan’ could prevent cancer

The drug tricks the skin into producing the brown form of the pigment melanin in tests on skin samples and mice. Evidence suggests it will work even on redheads, who normally just burn in the sun, according to the BBC. The team

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The results, published on Thursday in the journal Science, are so striking that the Food and Drug Administration already has approved the drug, pembrolizumab, brand name Keytruda, for patients whose cancers arise from the same genetic abnormality, according to The

Loxo’s targeted drug helps variety of advanced cancers in small study

The drug, larotrectinib, directly targets an acquired rather than inherited genetic defect called TRK fusions. In such patients, TRK genes abnormally attach to other genes, triggering accelerated cancer cell growth, according to Reuters. If approved, the oral therapy would mark a major step

People who smoke ‘light’ cigarettes could be increasing the risk of cancer

Researchers investigated why rates of adenocarcinoma, a cancer that occurs deep in the lungs, had increased over the last 50 yearsJoinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. During same period, the number of people developing other forms of lung cancer had fallen in

New CRISPR Technique Targets and Destroys Cancer’s Command Center

The past several months have been no less than astounding ones for the CRISPR gene-editing tool. In September, 2016, researchers in Germany discovered a way to use CRISPR to edit out cancer mutations. In November, Chinese researchers used CRISPR technology on a

‘Exciting’ blood test spots cancer a year early

The UK team was able to scour the blood for signs of cancer while it was just a tiny cluster of cells invisible to X-ray or CT scans, according to the BBC. It should allow doctors to hit the tumour earlier and

Ukraine News Today Apr. 3, 2017: UN reps provide Ukraine with medicines for cancer-stricken children worth UAH 60 mln; No ceasefire: Militants launch 32 attacks in Donbas, 1 Ukrainian soldier wounded in last day; MFA checking information about Ukrainians among victims of bomb explosions in Russian metro stations

No ceasefire: Militants launch 32 attacks in Donbas, 1 Ukrainian soldier wounded in last day Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 32 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action, according to