Category: Cancer

Worldwide info & news on cancer treatment and prevent tips includes lung cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer, prostate cancer etc, iWeller shares cancer healthcare information with love.

Skin cancer has increased significantly in the last four decades

Incidence rates of skin cancer (cutaneous malignant melanoma) have increased more than 550% in males and 250% in females since the early 1980s in England - according to a new study by Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). Published in the new Lancet journal, The Lancet Regional Health...

Should medics be allowed to help desperately sick patients end their lives?

Could Scotland soon allow assisted dying? Physician-assisted dying (PAD) is legal in a small group of countries including Belgium, Canada, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany and parts of the U.S.Jersey and Portugal are now considering a change to permit PAD under their laws, and earlier this month the MSP...

Colorectal cancer: Everything you need to know

With COVID-19 grabbing the full attention of healthcare professionals, treatment of many fatal diseases has taken a hit – cancer being one of them, say experts. The second leading cause of death globally, cancer was responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Out of the 9.6...

Should OTC colorectal cancer screening tests be usual care for young Black individuals?

January 25, 2021 6 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Jain reports no relevant financial disclosures. Gadi reports no relevant financial disclosures. Henderson reports no relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an...

Global demand for cancer surgery set to surge

Public health researchers, led by UNSW Sydney, have estimated the number of cancer cases requiring surgery globally each year, predicting the number will rise from 9.1 million to 13.8 million from 2018 to 2040 -- an increase of 52 per cent or 4.7 million cases. Their research shows...

Therapeutic Vaccine Is Keeping Melanoma in Remission 4 Years On

MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Giving melanoma patients a "personalized" vaccine can prompt an anti-tumor immune response that lasts for years, an early study finds. The study involved just eight patients with advanced melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. But it builds on earlier work showing it...

Ivosidenib confers clinical benefit in advanced cholangiocarcinoma subset

January 25, 2021 3 min read Source/Disclosures Source: Zhu AX, et al. Abstract 266. Presented at: Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (virtual meeting); Jan. 15-17, 2021. Disclosures: Agios Pharmaceuticals funded this study. Zhu reports consultant/advisory roles with AstraZeneca, Bayer, Eisai, Exelixis, Gilead Sciences, Eli Lilly, Merck, Roche/Genentech and Sanofi/Aventis; and...
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