Tag Archives: Cancer

Medical News Today: Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance

Researchers may have found a way to stop cancer cells from defending themselves against chemotherapy. In a new mouse study, blocking a DNA repair pathway prevented cancer cells from surviving or becoming resistant to treatment. Researchers screened 10,000 drugs and found a compound that boosts cisplatin. Graham Walker, the American Cancer Society Research Professor of… Read More »

‘Search and destroy’ radiotherapy for prostate cancer being hailed as a game changer

CHICAGO — A game-changing “search and destroy” treatment could offer hope of a longer life to thousands of men with incurable prostate cancer. The first two British patients were treated last weekend, after research found that it could significantly extend survival for men with no other options. Charities said they were “thrilled” by the promise… Read More »

Mother dies from cancer after turning down NHS treatment in favour of a VEGAN diet

Mother dies from cancer after turning down NHS treatment in favour of a VEGAN diet as she described life-saving chemotherapy as being like ‘poisoning your body’ Katie Britton-Jordan was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer in July 2016 She claimed chemotherapy, proven to save lives, was like ‘poisoning your body’ Mrs Britton-Jordan, of Derbyshire, also… Read More »