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Ovarian cancer drug delivers ‘very promising’ results in early trial

A new targeted treatment for ovarian cancer has shown ‘very promising’ results in an early clinical trial – shrinking tumours in half of women with the disease. Researchers believe the drug, which mimics the action of folic acid to enter cells, could hold huge promise for women with advanced ovarian cancer who have stopped responding […]

Xavier Research Lab Produces Breast Cancer Treatment Breakthrough

A Xavier University of Louisiana cancer research lab has announced a new treatment for breast cancer, which could reduce the number of women who choose preventional mastectomies and who experience negative side effects with traditional treatment options. XULA Biology Chair Shubha Ireland is part of a team of Lousiana-based researchers who have developed a “super cocktail” […]

Leukaemia drug to fight Ovarian Cancer


A drug already approved for leukaemia patients could also be used to treat a specific type of ovarian cancer, according to new research. Scientists from The Institute of Cancer Research, London found that ovarian cancer cells in mice stopped growing after they were given a drug called dasatinib. The research, funded by Cancer Research UK, […]

BRCA1 gene mutation linked to fewer eggs in ovaries


Women with the BRCA1 gene mutation appear to have smaller amounts of the anti-Müllerian hormone, a hormone that indicates the number of eggs remaining in the ovaries. The research appears in the journal Human Reproduction. The ovaries of women with the BRCA1 mutation appear to have fewer eggs. BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations are associated […]

How fruit and alcohol impact breast cancer risk


Teens who eat fruit may be building up protection against breast cancer, but drinking alcohol later in life could aggravate the risk, say findings from two linked studies published in the BMJ. Fruits and vegetables are important sources of fiber, vitamins, and other biologically active substances, which are thought to offer protection against breast cancer. […]

Terminal breast cancer can be wiped out by tweaking EXISTING treatment

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Terminal breast cancer could be wiped out by tweaking an EXISTING treatment, ‘astonishing’ study declares Cancer is curable within the breast but harder to treat once it spreads Scientists have developed a new way of releasing chemotherapy drugs Technique allows them to hone in on hard-to-treat tumours in the body If successful it could extend a […]

Eat your broccoli to protect against liver cancer


A new study in mice suggests that consuming broccoli as part of a regular diet protects against liver cancer. Researchers say adding the vegetable to meals is a good idea. Mom was right: you should finish your broccoli. Previous studies have hailed the cruciferous vegetable’s protective effects against breast, prostate and colon cancer. But now, […]

Scientists ‘find cancer’s Achilles heel’ – BBC News

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  Scientists from University College, London believe they have discovered a way to “steer” the immune system to kill cancers. Scientists believe they have discovered a way to “steer” the immune system to kill cancers. Researchers at University College, London have developed a way of finding unique markings within a tumour – its “Achilles heel” […]

Omega-3s could lower breast cancer risk in obese women, study suggests

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A study has found that omega-3 fatty acids could reduce breast density – a risk factor for breast cancer – in postmenopausal obese women. The study took the form of an open-label, randomized clinical trial of 266 postmenopausal women with high breast density who were either a normal weight, overweight or obese. The findings are […]

Cancer cure? T cell therapy targets disease

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Being a person who’s last 12 months of live was nothing but the most important battle in my life made me susceptible for all sorts of news which in a headline have “cancer”, “cure”, “breakthrough”. The hardest part is to weed them and not become too excited. The below I hope is one of those […]