Tag Archives: Cancer

Cancer Exports Molecular ‘Saboteurs’ to Remotely Disarm Immune System

Immunotherapy drugs known as checkpoint inhibitors have revolutionized cancer treatment: many patients with malignancies that until recently would have been considered untreatable are experiencing long-term remissions. But the majority of patients don’t respond to these drugs, and they work far better in some cancers than others, for reasons that have befuddled scientists. Now, UC San… Read More »

Drink hot beverages? A new study says they can increase your risk of oesophageal cancer

Adding cold milk to tea and coffee and waiting for hot drinks to cool could protect against oesophageal cancer, a study suggests. Research has found that regularly swallowing hot drinks nearly doubles the risk of developing diseases of the gullet and researchers have advised people to allow beverages to cool. In 2016, the World Health… Read More »

New Study Says Breast Cancer Is 11 Different Diseases, Allowing Researchers To Predict Relapse

A new study has identified that breast cancer can be several genetically distinct diseases, each with a different risk of coming back after treatment. Photo credit: Getty.Getty New research published in the journal Nature shows that breast cancer is 11 genetically distinct diseases, and each has a different prognosis and chance of coming back after treatment. “Treatments… Read More »