Category Archives: CANCER

BREAST CANCER PREVENTION JUST AS IMPORTANT AS DETECTION!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and everywhere you look they talk about early detection with mammograms and self-exams.  Very important stuff! But.. What about prevention??? Shouldn’t we be talking about how to prevent this terrible disease just as much … Continue reading

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IMMUNE SYSTEM TRAINED TO KILL CANCER

The team at the University of Pennsylvania seems to have hit the genetic jackpot. As explained in the original story in The New York Times by Denise Grady; to make T-cells search out and destroy cancer, researchers must equip them … Continue reading

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NEW CANCER FIGHTING VIRUS

Pictures are worth a thousand words…… videos may be worth a million… Canadian scientists lead by Professor John Bell from the University of Ottawa modified vaccinia virus which was more famous for making the smallpox vaccine “We are very excited … Continue reading

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SKIN CANCER: Could you tell the difference?

As we grow older we find all types of bumps, moles, dry patches, skin tags and what not growing on our bodies. Could one of these actually be the start of the big “C”?  Skin cancer is one of the … Continue reading

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