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Archives: January 2020

  • A Blood Test That Could Help Target Breast Cancer Treatment

    January 24, 2020
    Breast cancer patients who are diagnosed later or whose cancer has recurred can have trouble due to the limited treatment options available for them. Most of them will not survive for more than five years. A few breast cancer with genetic defects or specific mutations can be targeted using new drugs being tested in ongoing clinical trials. Some defects are...read more
  • Colonoscopy Alternatives for Colon Cancer

    January 17, 2020
    Dr. Lee Drinkard highlights some of the alternative tests for colonoscopy. Southlake, TX – January 17, 2020 – A colonoscopy is often recommended for screening for colon cancer in patients. It the standard colon cancer screening test commonly used to check the colon and rectum for any abnormalities or changes that may signal the presence of disease. A colonoscopy offers...read more
  • The Link between Flavonoids and Colorectal Cancer Prevention

    Fruits and vegetables contain natural compounds known as flavonoids. Scientists discovered that these compounds could prevent colorectal cancer, but the underlying biology has never been fully understood. Most cancers are linked to dietary factors. Researchers are still finding ways to confirm various foods that help in cancer prevention. In recent research; It was revealed that a molecular mechanism – 2,4,6-trihydroxybenzoic acid (2,4,6-THBA)...read more
  • A Potential Novel Immunotherapy Target for Cancer

    January 14, 2020
    Researchers have found a potential immunotherapy target for cancer, which can help treat patients whose standard immunotherapies failed to work. The potential new treatment involves switching off regulatory cells to stop the tumors from growing and metastasizing. During research; The team noted that a lot of lesions display molecule MR1 on their cell surfaces. When the molecule is present, it turns...read more

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