Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are studying the impact of genetic ancestry on childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common type of pediatric cancer. The team found that ancestry itself is an independent factor contributing to differences in treatment outcomes. The scientists assembled an international cohort to determine how genetic ancestry affects leukemia biology and outcomes for modern therapy. The findings were published today in JAMA Oncology. Continue reading
On September 19, 2021, CARsgen Therapeutics (stock code: 2171.HK) disclosed the latest progress of the investigator-initiated trial (IIT) of Claudin18.2 (CLDN18.2) CAR-T (CT041) for the treatment of digestive system tumors. Results of this trial have been orally presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology Congress 2021 (ESMO 2021). The presenter was Dr. Changsong Qi from Beijing Cancer Hospital. Continue road
As nations around the world begin to wind down restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters will be joined by scientist, businessman and philanthropist Dr. William A. Haseltine—a pioneer in the fights against HIV/AIDS and cancer—for a Newsmaker discussion on COVID-19, the race for a vaccine and the pandemic’s impact on the future of public health. Continue reading
New research by the Harvard Medical School has found a possible link between exposure to nighttime light and breast cancer in younger women who smoke. Continue reading
Cells that undergo a near-death experience but refuse to die could be responsible for helping cancer spread in the body.
LEAWOOD, Kan., Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New data indicate men are taking better care of themselves these days, but are they really?
Eating processed meat can lead to bowel cancer in humans and red meat is a likely cause of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.
The World Health Organisation warns that processed meat can cause cancer and that red meat probably can. But Londoners are sceptical of the claims, dismissing the red meat warning as a fad.
As dozens of circus elephants prepare to retire at a Central Florida preserve, researchers are studying their genes, believed to be the key to the species’ low incidence of cancer.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter announces that he will start radiation treatment for cancer on his brain in Atlanta, Georgia.