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Cancer Therapy

Pancreatic Cancer: Hope on the Horizon?

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

According to articles in a variety of scientific journals, numerous substances extracted from marine life (including fungi, sponges, algae, mollusks, "sea squirts," coral, and seaweed) have potential to fight other kinds of challenging cancers.

For Targeted Cancer Treatment, Just Upload Your Tumor's DNA To IBM's Supercomputer

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living

(This version of the story has been refiled to correct name of USC unit participating in program, in the 12th paragraph) By Sharon Begl...

Amazingly Simple Technology Could Help Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair

Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Breast cancer doctors at UCLA Medical Center are testing a new device that could make a huge difference in how patients react to chemotherapy. It'...

Viruses 'could help fight cancer'

Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION - Future cancer treatments could consist of genetically modified viruses that infect and destroy tumours, new research suggests. ...

'Amazing' New Gene Therapy Destroys Leukemia In 3 Patients

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 10.19.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Scientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia – turning the patients' own blood ce...

New Hope For Cancer Therapy

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Cancer is a tale of two sets of genetic code, your own and your tumor's – and tracing the unique areas of damage makes for a ...

Twitter Therapy: Cancer Patients Tweeting Through Chemo

Halle Tecco | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Halle Tecco

Tweeting through chemotherapy seems to be catching on as cancer patients turn to the large, and semi-anonymous support network of online friends. So why Twitter and not Facebook?