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Ali Fedotowsky has recently revealed on Instagram that she has been diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma, a common type of skin cancer. She took to Instagram to reveal her diagnosis and encouraged her fans and friends to get checked if they have any skin issues.
Researchers from Cardiff University, UK, have accidentally discovered a new cell that could detect and kill a variety of cancer cells. The new T-cell, which is a type of white blood cells, has a molecule that could kill cancerous cells, which could be a type of immunotherapy for cancers.
According to a panel of gynecologic oncology experts, PARP inhibitors, which are used for heritable cancers, have gained important and acquired a strong foothold in treating advanced forms of ovarian cancer. They can be used as the first line of treatment along with other drugs for ovarian cancer.
NHS England experts are optimistic about eliminating cervical cancer in England with a combination of vaccination and HPV screening. Human papillomavirus, the virus that is responsible for causing cervical women in most women, can be tackled with routine screening and vaccination in girls and women.
A team of researchers at the Scripps Research Translational Institute has found that the Fitbit you wear could help predict flu or infectious disease. The wearable device could do more than tracking your activities. By predicting flu-like illness, Fitbits could help prevent the spread of the illness.
Researchers develop a new DART nanoparticle formulation therapy that has been found more effective than the standard nanoparticle therapy when it comes to treating advanced cases of breast cancer. The new DART nanoparticle formulation targets the tumor cells and delivers the chemo drug called paclitaxel.
A new international study has helped researchers to find more than 350 DNA errors that could influence the risk of breast cancer. It is unclear how many of them are actually associated with breast cancer risk but the researchers said they are confident that 191 genetic variants are linked to an increased risk of the disease.
A recent study has found that excessive intake of protein, exceeding the recommended daily allowance, could increase your risk of dying from cancer. However, the study did not seem to elicit the risk of cancer associated with fats and carbs. An average adult can consume 0.8 grams of protein for every 2 pounds of body weight.
Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, such as canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, and empagliflozin, could play a key role in reducing the risk of gout in people with type 2 diabetes and other metabolic conditions. Researchers found that these diabetes drugs could get rid of excess uric acid from the body.
The cancer death rate in the United States has fallen down by 2.2 percent from 2016 to 2017. Overall, the American cancer mortality rate has dropped by 29 percent since 1991 – thanks to recent developments and advancements in diagnosing and treating certain cancers.