Tag Archives: Cancer

Novartis launches metastatic breast cancer Instagram series to address new patient concerns during COVID-19

Novartis is taking its metastatic breast cancer (MBC) campaign to Instagram. A newly launched video series on IGTV, part of the long-running “Make Your Dialogue Count” effort, shifts focus to patients’ changed needs during the COVID-19 crisis. The first video focuses on mindfulness, with two MBC patients talking about the practice and demonstrating actual techniques.… Read More »

Pfizer’s Ibrance kisses early breast cancer hopes goodbye with second study failure

After Pfizer’s Ibrance failed a crucial study in HR-positive, HR-negative postsurgery breast cancer patients, the company clung to hope that it could still show a benefit in a high-risk subset of those patients. But new data have officially snuffed out those hopes. There’s “no saving adjuvant for Ibrance,” SVB Leerink analyst Geoffrey Porges wrote in… Read More »

My husband died of colon cancer. He and Chadwick Boseman aren’t alone.

Chadwick Boseman attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) Chadwick Boseman’s passing from colorectal cancer (CRC) was shocking to many, but a video he posted in April 2020 promoting an initiative… Read More »

Does a plant based diet prevent cancer

Breast Cancer. Immunity: Plants as effective mediators. Planta Med ; Sign up now. New York: Macmillan Audio; A prospective cohort study on the relation between meat consumption and the risk of colon cancer. Soy and breast cancer One way researchers discovered the effects of soy on breast cancer risk, is through population studies. Effect of… Read More »

These 4 diet and lifestyle changes can lower your cancer risk by almost 20% – MarketWatch

Bad news, booze and beef lovers. The American Cancer Society has updated its diet and physical activity recommendations to help prevent cancer — and the new guidelines released on Tuesday discourage consuming red meat, processed food, sugar-sweetened drinks — and all alcohol. The combination of these risk factors (as well as being physically inactive) accounted… Read More »

Lunit’s AI solution for breast cancer detection gets CE certification

Lunit, a medical AI company specializing in developing AI solutions for radiology and oncology, announced that its AI solution for breast cancer, Lunit INSIGHT MMG, has been CE certified. The medical software, which was certified on 26 May, is now commercially available across the European Economic Area.  Lunit INSIGHT MMG was first introduced at the… Read More »