Exciting Frontier Beckons For Cancer Treatment

Exciting Frontier Beckons For Cancer Treatment

The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has created a new ‘breakthrough’ designation for cancer drugs, so that any that are deemed to be successful can effectively be fast-tracked through the trial process and brought to market quicker. Many respected physicians in...
Stem Cells Reverse Chemo-Induced Infertility In Monkeys

Stem Cells Reverse Chemo-Induced Infertility In Monkeys

According to a story released by the Canadian Press Toronto recent research shows there may be hope of preserving fertility in young males who undergo chemo treatments for cancer to still be able to later father children. Chemotherapy and radiation destroy stem cells...
Testicular Cancer and the Link to Marijuana Use

Testicular Cancer and the Link to Marijuana Use

Victoria Cortessis, PhD, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and departments of Preventive Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, recently made the link between testicular cancer and the use of...

New Melanoma Drug Boosts Survival Rates

Patients with advanced skin cancer can now hope to extend life. The new treatment unveiled at a cancer meeting in Chicago has been praised by the cancer care fraternity. Vemurafenib is an experimental drug that attacks the root of the cancerous source. Developed by...