All Discussions Tagged 'cancer' (12)

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Vitamin D fights colon cancer

High vitamin D levels increase survival of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer Patients with high Vitamin D prior to chemotherapy di…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jan 13

Peanut protein spreads cancer

Peanut component linked to cancer spread ... a component of peanuts could encourage the spread and survival of cancer cells in the body. ..…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Dec 19, 2014
Reply by James M. Martin

Metastatic cancer killed man 4,500 years ago.

I found this story moving.  This poor man, riddled with pain and misery, died of cancer 4,500 years ago in Siberia. "Unlike other men in h…

Started by Daniel W

9 Dec 7, 2014
Reply by sk8eycat

New system classifying cancers by molecular structure shows promise

From SFGate: New cancer classification system shows promise as lifesaver Victoria Colliver(Thursday, August 7, 2014) Classifying cancer t…

Started by Grinning Cat

5 Aug 9, 2014
Reply by Joan Denoo

Weed vs tumor

How cannabis compound could slow tumor growth Researchers at at the University of East Anglia have identified the mechanism by which THC, t…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Jul 16, 2014
Reply by k.h. ky

Breakthrough cancer treatment from cat parasite

Does cat poop parasite play a role in curing cancer? From Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth comes an entirely new approach to fighting…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jul 15, 2014

Lukemia drug may work for other cancers too

Leukemia drug found to stimulate immunity against many cancer types A class of drug currently being used to treat leukemia has the unexpect…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

3 Jun 28, 2014
Reply by Daniel W

Vitamin D fights cancer

Vitamin D may raise survival rates among cancer patients If you've been diagnosed with cancer, make sure you're taking a high dose of vitam…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Apr 30, 2014
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Triclosan grows breast cancer

In lab tests, the antimicrobial ingredient triclosan spurs growth of breast cancer cells We already knew that triclosan, a widely used anti…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Apr 24, 2014
Reply by booklover

Folic acid as cancer promoter

Large amounts of folic acid shown to promote growth of breast cancer in rats A new study in rats showed that folic acid at levels commonly…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jan 22, 2014


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