Tag Archives: Cancer

Bristol Myers, yielding to FDA pressure, pulls Opdivo in post-Nexavar liver cancer

Amid a regulatory campaign targeting immuno-oncology agents, Bristol Myers Squibb figured it’s probably futile to keep fighting the FDA on Opdivo’s shaky use in previously treated liver cancer. On Friday, Bristol Myers said it’s voluntarily withdrawing Opdivo’s approval in hepatocellular carcinoma patients who previously received Bayer’s standard-of-care Nexavar. The decision came about three months after… Read More »

How to live longer: A juice to reduce cancer risk, improve cognition and boost longevity

‘You are what you eat’ is a statement that is even more pertinent when it comes to longevity and a reduction in risks of serious diseases. By including a certain drink, a multitude of healthy outcomes will ensue. Numerous studies and research have proven drinking a certain nitrate-rich juice will help to boost longevity. A… Read More »

Maternal diets rich in Omega-3 fatty acids may protect offspring from breast cancer, study suggests

According to researchers at Marshall University, a maternal diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids protects from breast cancer development in offspring. In a new study recently published by Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, researchers noted a significant difference in mice from mothers that were fed a diet rich in canola oil, compared with mothers… Read More »

New Therapy for Aggressive Prostate Cancer Improves Survival

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story New Therapy for Aggressive Prostate Cancer Improves Survival The experimental treatment relies on radioactive molecules that seek out tumor cells, a strategy that may be useful against other cancers. Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among American men, after… Read More »

Cancer symptoms: What does your poo smell like? Major warning sign of pancreatic cancer

Cancer is a serious condition whereby cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs. When this destructive process takes place in the top part of your tummy, it is known as pancreatic cancer. Like all cancers, it is imperative… Read More »