The day was started by the German Brain Tumour Association in 2000 and since then, it is observed on 8 June every year
World Cancer Day: From Immunotherapy, vaccines to nanotech, new treatments that show promise against disease
Researchers are also looking into using genetically modified salmonella bacteria to destroy tumours from the inside out — where more traditional treatments, notably chemotherapy, cannot penetrate
An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'I told my father that his treatment has to go on, pandemic or not'
This account is part of Firstpost’s Oral History Project of the COVID-19 Crisis in India. The Oral History Project aims to be an ongoing compendium of individual experiences of the pandemic, with a focus on one significant day in our respondents’ lives during this time.
Fungal compound beta-glucan can be used to train innate immune system to target cancer cells, says study
It was also found that after beta-glucan therapy the innate immune system generated a sort of memory which was held inside the bone marrow.
Focus on battling COVID-19 deals deadly blow to cancer care as lockdown disrupts early diagnosis, treatment
The attention of the authorities and frontline workers has been focused on testing and treating COVID-19 patients, resulting in the neglect of a disease that has a far higher fatality rate - cancer
Wearable device for melanoma treatment: Scientists develop a nanoneedle skin patch for this aggressive form of cancer
If a skin lesion shows a change in size, colour or shape or you notice any other symptoms like itching and crusting, it is best to consult a dermatologist at the earliest.
An animal study conducted in Tulane University in the US found a pair of genes, that if switched off, can stop the development of triple-negative breast cancer
However, it is also important that patients receive their treatments on time and visit their doctors regularly.
This Texas man found a way to support wife undergoing chemo as hospital imposes restrictions during COVID-19 pandemic
Albert Conner was not allowed to be with his wife during her chemotherapy appointment. But he made sure that she was not alone.
Aditya underwent a Total Femur Replacement (TFR), a complicated operation that needs to be performed by a highly trained specialist.
The treatment, involving an aerosol spray, is far less expensive than traditional chemotherapy.
These multifunctional gold nanosystems can simultaneously transfer the drugs and also take images of a tumor.
The molecules from sea lamprey combined with other therapies can reach brain tumours when other medicines can't.
While it might not be a substitute for antipsychotics, it could supplement them with fewer side effects.
California became the first state to allow medical use of marijuana in 1996.
Cases of triple-negative breast cancer are higher in India compared to other regions of the world.
Mannose could offer cancer patients better chemotherapy without damaging their overall health.
Several containers on board the ISS now host the cells as they undergo chemotherapy exposure.
The findings will be presented at the 2018 Machine Learning for Healthcare conference at Stanford University in California, US.
CRISPR helped make the re-engineering cancer cells resistant & sensitive in different contexts.