Tag Archives: Cancer

Medical News Today: Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy

An interdisciplinary group of scientists has successfully destroyed tumor cells in mice by using nano-sized copper compounds alongside immunotherapy. Importantly, the tumors did not return after the treatment ceased. According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide — in 2018, it was responsible for approximately 9.6 million deaths.… Read More »

Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »

Liver cancer symptoms: Do your stools look like this? Warning sign of the deadly disease

The liver is a football-sized organ that sits in the upper right portion of the abdomen, beneath the diaphragm and above the stomach. There are several different types of cancer that can develop in the liver cell. Cancer that spreads to the liver is more common than cancer that begins in the liver cells. If… Read More »

Does Vitamin D Supplementation Prevent Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease?

The effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation has again been questioned with negative headlines1,2 trumpeting its failure to prevent cancer and cardiovascular disease. What most researchers and journalists fail to address, however, is the fact that: The “high dose” given in this trial was a mere 2,000 international units (IUs) a day, which is still only… Read More »