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Cancer therapy with blueberry: A potential new approach

Experts at the University of Missouri School of Medicine believe they have demonstrated that blueberry extract with radiation can increase the effectiveness of cervical cancer treatment. An estimated 12,000 American women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year. Radiation is one of the most common treatments. Radiation therapy can destroy cancer cells, but it also here to read more

Study finds that HPV has a high reinfection rate in men

The most common sexually transmitted infection is not herpes or HIV, but rather another type of viral infection called HPV or human papillomavirus virus. This infection doesn’t typically present with any symptoms but has the potential to develop into cancer. There are over 200 different types of HPV with some infections increasing the risk of here to read more


New genetic variants of breast cancer discovered

Breast cancer is an extremely prevalent disease. It is estimated that about one in eight U.S. women will develop the invasive form of cancer over their lifetimes. However, increased awareness and funding has helped improve screening and diagnosis of breast cancer and even aided in improved treatments, leading to increased survival rates of cancer, with here to read more

Old drug used to help fight lung cancer chemo-resistance

One of the deadliest cancers affecting humans today is lung cancer. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in particular is known for being difficult to treat with chemotherapy resistance being a significant problem. However, the use of an unlikely drug has been found to help combat this resistance to life-saving treatment. Chemotherapy resistance occurs when cancers here to read more

Zebra fish larvae will help speed up personalized chemotherapy treatment

Cancer treatment is often limited to prescribed chemotherapeutic agents or radiation therapy. They work by killing off malignant cells that would otherwise endlessly proliferate, much to the demise of the affected patient. These treatments for cancer are often time not tailored for each individual patient, but instead are based on previously attained success rates from here to read more

Your risk of cancer goes up because of this

A new study suggests that women with gum disease or a history of gum disease are at a higher risk of developing certain types of cancer. These cancers include tumors in the esophagus and breasts. The researchers uncovered that a history of gum disease increased the risk of certain cancers by 14 percent. Esophageal cancer here to read more