Exploding microbubbles that tear cancer cells like ‘targeted warheads’

From New Atlas: Lately we’ve seen an exciting string of research projects demonstrate how ultrasound can be harnessed to fight cancer, whether that be by helping drugs cross the blood-brain barrier, heating and destroying tissue in prostate cancers, or selectively killing tumor cells while leaving healthy ones unharmed. Adding to this burgeoning potential is a … Read moreExploding microbubbles that tear cancer cells like ‘targeted warheads’

What cancer patients should know about coronavirus

From The American Cancer Society: The COVID-19 outbreak is still new, so doctors do not have a lot of specific information on this coronavirus for cancer patients. But they do have a lot of information regarding the risk of infections in general for cancer patients. Doctors and health officials agree the best way to prevent illness … Read moreWhat cancer patients should know about coronavirus

Cancer killing cells discovered by accident

From MSN: A new type of immune cell which kills most cancers has been discovered by accident by British scientists, in a finding which could herald a major breakthrough in treatment. Researchers at Cardiff University were analysing blood from a bank in Wales, looking for immune cells that could fight bacteria, when they found an … Read moreCancer killing cells discovered by accident

Cancer death rates see sharpest drop in U.S.

From The New York Times: The cancer death rate in the United States fell 2.2 percent from 2016 to 2017 — the largest single-year decline in cancer mortality ever reported, the American Cancer Society reported on Wednesday. Since 1991 the rate has dropped 29 percent, which translates to approximately 2.9 million fewer cancer deaths than … Read moreCancer death rates see sharpest drop in U.S.

Google AI helping to detect breast cancer

From The New York Post: The Google AI program that examined mammogram images from thousands of women in the US and the United Kingdom spotted cancer more accurately than six expert radiologists who reviewed 500 random cases, according to the research — which was funded by the tech giant. The software’s review of nearly 29,000 … Read moreGoogle AI helping to detect breast cancer

How The Keto Diet Could Help With Cancer Treatment

From Medical News Today: The ketogenic diet consists of high fat foods, foods that contain an adequate amount of protein, and a very low amount of carbohydrates. Normally, the human body gets its main source of energy (sugar) from carbs. However, the ketogenic diet deprives the body of glucose, inducing a state of “ketosis.” During … Read moreHow The Keto Diet Could Help With Cancer Treatment

Colorectal Cancer Rates Rise Among Younger Adults

From The New York Times: Colorectal cancer is typically considered a disease of aging — most new cases are diagnosed in people over age 50. But even as the rates decrease in older adults, scientists have documented a worrisome trend in the opposite direction among patients in their 20s and 30s. Now, data from national … Read moreColorectal Cancer Rates Rise Among Younger Adults