Tag Archives: cancer

Platelet ‘decoys’ outsmart both clots and cancer

Heart disease, stroke, sepsis, and cancer collectively cause the greatest number of deaths worldwide. They also have something else in common: All are associated with activated platelets, the cells that circulate in our bloodstreams and normally help form blood clots to stop bleeding and promote healing of injuries, but can also contribute to dangerous blood… Read More »

Alternative therapies for cancer

You may have seen the ads in the Sunday paper or on TV: “Try this all-natural remedy! Thousands already have!” Some of these ads grab your attention with the headline, “Here’s something your doctors don’t want you to know.” I highly doubt that your doctor is interested in keeping secrets from you, especially if there… Read More »

Leukaemia sufferer, 11, is the first NHS patient to receive a revolutionary cancer treatment

‘This therapy is our last hope’: Leukaemia sufferer, 11, is the first NHS patient to receive a revolutionary cancer treatment that uses the body’s immune system to fight the disease Yuvan Thakkar was given the immunotherapy Kymriah last week Involves engineering his immune cells to recognise and fight cancer cells The youngster was diagnosed with… Read More »