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New Video Series Celebrates 22 Late-Stage Cancer Survivors

Last September, 22 people made history as they joined together to celebrate accomplishing the impossible: surviving late-stage cancer. Traveling back to the place where their healing journeys began — CHIPSA Hospital in Tijuana, Mexico — the cancer survivors had the chance to share their stories, meet other patients, and converse with world-renowned doctors, scientists, coaches, and […]

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Cancer Immunotherapy Acknowledged with 2018 Nobel Prize!

In what many are hailing as a paradigm shift in the treatment of cancer, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to James P. Allison of the United States and Tasuku Honjo of Japan for their cutting-edge, exceptional work in developing cancer immunotherapy treatments. Allison, age 70, is from Alice, Texas and currently […]

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A New Modified Molecule Helps to Tailor Effective Anti-Cancer Response

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  A mouse study published in Cell Chemical Biology reveals that a new version of the foreign fat molecule alpha-galactosylceramide (a-GalCer) is very successful at inducing inflammatory and anti-tumor responses in humans. The results of this study may be helpful in creating treatments that will prevent the spread of cancer. Past studies have shown that synthetic-GalCer, […]

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First Patient Receives Phase 1 Clinical Trial Dose of FS118

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  The clinical trial for an antibody designed to treat advanced cancers has begun with the first dose of FS118. The treatment is supposed to target two immune checkpoint proteins. The study, based in the US, will be enrolling 51 patients who have been diagnosed with metastatic cancers. The patients have not previously responded to […]

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Does Potassium Deficiency Correlate to Cancer?

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Cancer is a dreaded disease that spreads throughout the body by multiplication of abnormal cells. These abnormal cells attack good tissue within the body, in turn allowing a severe sickness to progress. A medical doctor, and researcher, named Max Gerson, MD., discovered around the 1950’s one reason why cancer is potentially triggered: potassium deficiency. While […]

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Processed Foods are a Leading Cause of Cancer?

Processed foods can be very detrimental to your health. Yes, it is hard to stay away from these foods because they taste so good, but is it worth it if it could lead to getting cancer? According to scientists, people that consume excess processed foods can lead to high risk of cancer. These kinds of […]

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Proof of Concept Established for New Cancer Vaccine

A company called Nanobiotix has established proof of concept (POC) for a new product in the fight against cancer. Proof of concept means that there is evidence that the new drug could be effective. The product is a new and innovative way to fight cancer at the cellular level. The product is called NBTXR3 and […]

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