I work so hard every single day just to stay alive–it drives me crazy when I see someone smoking or overeating. Add smokeless tobacco to the list.
Did you catch the story about how fruit flies may hold the key to a cure for cancer? It’s all about individualized medicine. By growing tumors in fruit flies that are genetically identical to the patient’s, researchers can then test all currently available drugs ahead of time, identifying combinations that no one could ever hope to anticipate.
I’m not sure we really need a breast cancer awareness month anymore.
Some cancers have bio markers that help oncologists detect them before they show-up on scans or in other tests. This HealthDay News article shares hope that there may soon be a marker to help catch lung cancer early:
The son-in-law of a dear friend was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a few months back. I have been reading-up on it and keeping my eyes open for updates. Contributor Lisa Hill researched lifestyle choices that can increase—or reduce—the risk of developing this insidious cancer:
Here’s good news for those of you that like weed; a fun excerpt from our friends at Cancer Network:
There are currently few therapy options for patients with advanced stage pancreatic cancer. Yesterday I received this good news from our friends at the pharmaceutical company, Celgene, via a press release:
Reader David Haas sent me a link to a friend’s cancer website this morning. It is an awesome and inspiring site!
Hey guys! Check-out this excerpt from I found this to be very interesting…
Late last month I ran an article about an exciting new, broad-based cancer therapy:
Read this article and see what you think…
Yesterday I ended my post about the big anti-cancer aspirin news this way:
I had been hearing about how aspirin can help prevent cancer in drips and drabs over the past week or so.
National Nutrition Month – Foods That Lower Lung Cancer Risk
By Lynne Eldridge MD – March 14th, 2012
Here is a fascinating, yet bizare story I found in the New York Daily News…
How crazy is this?
I have been writing a lot about the death of bone marrow cancer/multiple myeloma patient Geraldine Ferraro on MultipleMyelomaBlog.com.
Here is the opening few paragraphs of a story I found on the Cancer/MSNBC,com site:
Here is solid, scientific proof that using sunscreen helps prevent cancer: