UCSF Scientists Use Genes as an On/Off Switch to Fight Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer
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UCSF Scientists Use Genes as an On/Off Switch to Fight Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer

  Immunotherapies are in the forefront for treating autoimmune diseases and cancer. Northwestern University and the University of California San Francisco conducted a study using genes that have the potential…

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UCSF Scientists Use Genes as an On/Off Switch to Fight Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer
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UCSF Scientists Use Genes as an On/Off Switch to Fight Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer

  Immunotherapies are in the forefront for treating autoimmune diseases and cancer. Northwestern University and the University of California San Francisco conducted a study using genes that have the potential…

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Gut Bacteria May Soon be Treating a Wide Range of Illnesses

During the past fifteen years there has been ever-increasing interest in scientific research in the role of microbiome in human health. According to a recent article in Forbes India, this…

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Questions for COVID-19: Should Cancer Patients Attend Appointments?
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Questions for COVID-19: Should Cancer Patients Attend Appointments?

  In a period of unprecedented changes, it is understandable that people may question what their lives may look like moving forward. COVID-19 has now spread to 196 countries and…

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The Experimental Drug Infigratinib Enters Trials in Multiple Cancer Indications
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The Experimental Drug Infigratinib Enters Trials in Multiple Cancer Indications

According to a story from gurufocus, the biotechnology company QED Therapeutics recently announced that the first patients have been dosed in separate phase 2 and phase 3 clinical studies testing…

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: What Cancer Patients, Caregivers, and Survivors Need to Know
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Coronavirus/COVID-19: What Cancer Patients, Caregivers, and Survivors Need to Know

According to a story from LocalHealthGuide, COVID-19 has continued to spread through the US and the lackluster government response suggests that it isn't going to be contained any time soon.…

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New Research Finds That Chemotherapy After Rare Kidney Cancer Surgery Reduces Chance of Relapse
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New Research Finds That Chemotherapy After Rare Kidney Cancer Surgery Reduces Chance of Relapse

  A recent study has found that undergoing chemotherapy after having surgery for a rare kidney cancer reduces the chance of cancer relapse by 50%. The recent study was published…

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The FDA is Developing, Approving, and Expediting Exciting New Therapies
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The FDA is Developing, Approving, and Expediting Exciting New Therapies

  Janet Woodcock, Director of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) recently gave an interview to the publication FDA Voices about the agency’s approval in 2019 of a…

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Gene Therapy: The New Frontier for Cancer

  Gene therapy is the treatment of disease by way of the transfer of genetic material into cells. According to a recent article in Labiotech, an EU publication, gene therapy…

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The Halycon Machine Could Mark a Major Improvement in Radiation Treatment
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The Halycon Machine Could Mark a Major Improvement in Radiation Treatment

  The Halcyon machine holds an imaging mechanism that produces a high-quality CAT scan plus it houses a treatment unit that delivers radiation. According to a recent news release, approximately twenty-four…

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TrialJectory is a New Website Helping to Match Cancer Patients to Clinical Trials
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TrialJectory is a New Website Helping to Match Cancer Patients to Clinical Trials

TrialJectory is an organization working to match bladder, breast, colorectal, melanoma, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and other cancer patients with the clinical trial that is right for them. They have successfully raised…

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Facebook Takes Action on Groups Promoting Black Salve, an Ineffective and Dangerous Cancer Treatment
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Facebook Takes Action on Groups Promoting Black Salve, an Ineffective and Dangerous Cancer Treatment

According to a story from Buzzfeed News, social media giant Facebook has finally taken action against groups on the site that promote the use of black salve, an alternative treatment…

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