June

June

New Evidence Cell Phones May Cause Cancer

By Admin at 27 Jun 2016

A $25-million study that has been in the works for over 10 years has the potential to be a game changer in the debate over cell phone safety. The study, completed by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), found a link between cell phone radiation and cancer.

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Survey Reveals Americans Have Misconceptions About Clinical Trials

By Admin at 22 Jun 2016

Among people with cancer, only 4 percent enroll in clinical trials. The lack of participation, often driven by fear and misconceptions, means that not only are patients missing out on potentially helpful novel treatments, but it also can act as a setback for researchers trying to improve treatments and find cures for cancer and other diseases.

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For Dad: The Most Meaningful Gift of All

By Admin at 17 Jun 2016

There’s still time to let the special man in your life know how much you care. This Father's Day, honor him with a meaningful tribute gift that helps people living with cancer today – improve and prolong their lives tomorrow.

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June is Cancer Immunotherapy Awareness Month

By Admin at 13 Jun 2016

Immunotherapy has been a game-changer in cancer treatment. Unlike other therapies that target cancer cells directly, and often kill healthy cells at the same time, immunotherapy manipulates your immune system to unleash it against cancer cells. Some treatments may stimulate your immune system so it can better attack cancer cells while other immunotherapy treatments involve giving you man-made immune system proteins or other immune system components.

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New Technology Lets Researchers See Cancer Cells in Stunning Detail

By Admin at 3 Jun 2016

Scientists at GE’s Global Research have created a system called MultiOmyx. This system is changing how cancer researchers look at cells by allowing researchers to see an extremely detailed sample of proteins in one tissue sample. By being able to see a more detailed sample, researchers will be able to learn more about tumors and how well a treatment may or may not work.

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