Tammy on August 16, 2017
In the midst of so much ugliness politically, we have amazing news like this, which is a good reminder that we are in a remarkable time in an amazing country that’s worth fighting for. Via NBC News. Researchers say they have taken a big step towards developing a test that can tell people if they have cancer long before the first symptoms show up. The blood test detected the majority of cancers in people with four of the biggest cancer killers: breast, colon, lung and ovarian cancer, the team at Johns Hopkins University said. The test is a long way from being used to screen for cancer, but the study shows a way to get there, the team reported in...
Tammy on June 5, 2017
This is amazing news. And a reminder about how I encourage all of you with major health concerns:hang in, there’s something new, some amazing thing, along every day. Via Telegraph. A universal cancer test that can detect tumours 10 years before they become dangerous is being developed, scientists have announced. The simple blood test promises to revolutionise survival rates by catching cancers at their earliest stage. Researchers told the world’s largest oncology conference in Chicago they had successfully trialled the technology on more than 120 patients with breast, lung or prostate cancers. Click through for more details on the amazing news.
Tammy on April 15, 2017
There are so many promising medical advancements happening almost every day. If the trials continue to show promise this could really be a miracle. Prayers up! Via UPI. An experimental vaccine therapy shows promise in treating people with deadly glioblastoma brain cancer, researchers behind a small, preliminary study report. With current standard care, half of glioblastoma patients die within 15 months of diagnosis. Four of the 11 patients in this study survived for more than five years after vaccine/chemotherapy treatment, the Duke Cancer Institute research team said. “This is a small study, but it’s one in a sequence of clinical trials we have conducted to explore the use of an immunotherapy that specifically targets a protein on glioblastoma tumors,” said...