Saturday, November 19, 2016

Latest cancer news . . .

Latest Cinical News…Montana Cancer Center web site... Read more...

Complementary and integrative medicine…Montana Cancer Center web site...
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China Used Crispr to Fight Cancer in a Real, Live Human - Nov 18, 2016

Do you remember President-elect Trump holding forth on the campaign trail about “China beating us at our own game”? Well, it’s true, as long as the game in question is editing human DNA using Crispr/Cas9. China is now using Crispr-edited cells in living, breathing human beings.
Last month, Chinese scientists at Sichuan University injected cancer-fighting, Crispr-modified white blood cells into a patient suffering from metastatic lung cancer. It was just the latest in a line of recent firsts for the People’s Republic of China, following on the heels of the first Crispr-edited monkeys in early 2014, and the first Crispr-edited human embryos last May. So there it is, Mr. President-elect: Are you going to let China win the race to edit humans?  Read more...

Why the Latest Cancer Drugs May Not Be as Successful as They Seem  - Nov. 9, 2016  
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Olaparib approved for use in Scotland - Nov. 7, 2017
This week the drug olaparib (also known as Lynparza) was approved for use in Scotland for women with ovarian cancer by the Scottish Medicine’s Consortium. Scottish charity Worldwide Cancer Research funded work which kick-started the development of this drug over 20 years ago.  

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Cancer News
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New Cancer Drugs May Damage the Heart - Nov. 2, 2016  Doctors have found a disturbing downside to some powerful new drugs that harness the immune system to fight cancer: In rare cases, they may cause potentially fatal heart damage, especially when used together.  Read more...

Cancer / Oncology News. Medical News Today.  Read more...
The latest cancer and oncology research from prestigious universities and journals throughout the world.

Cancer Currents: An NCI Cancer Research Blog...
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