Tag Archives: Cancer

Google blasted for ads of 'potentially lethal' cancer remedy

Campaigners have criticised Google for running adverts for a “potentially lethal” medicine that is being targeted at cancer sufferers. A ‘natural’ remedy called Miracle Mineral Solution, which is advertised to cure cancer, Aids, autism and – according to the manufacturers – “basically anything”, is being advertised on Google ads that pop up on the computers… Read More »

Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »

Pfizer, Astellas’ Xtandi matches J&J’s rival Erleada with new prostate cancer nod

Pfizer and Astellas’ stalwart prostate cancer med Xtandi has watched as Johnson & Johnson’s challenger, Erleada, picked up the lead in the metastatic, castration-sensitive form of the disease. But now Xtandi is ready to take on its familiar foe with a new green light of its own. The FDA on Monday approved Xtandi as a… Read More »