Tag Archives: Cancer

Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Gastric cancer ketogenic diet

Imagine the benefits of doing BOTH! Additional file 1. Additionally, they commented on the need for more rigorous research, stating that. Many patients experienced worsening cognitive function and symptoms such as pain and fatigue throughout the trial. As a result, these cells will need more and more sugar to survive, reverting further and further into… Read More »

Spicy ingredients in curry linked to lowering risk of cancer and heart disease

Brits have been tucking into curries for comfort during the pandemic. One survey showed orders for Indian takeaways doubled after Covid-19 hit. And the good news is that when chosen wisely, curry can be a hot tonic for your body. Experts say that spicy ingredients can help lower your risk of everything from cancer to… Read More »

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 »