What if physicians had a way to see inside a patient’s GI tract by having them simply swallowing a pill-sized camera? Today, more than 1.5 million patients have experienced the benefits from PillCam capsule endoscopy. With PillCam, physicians can now visualize the small bowel, esophagus and colon* with a small, disposable capsule used to monitor [...]
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For the first time ever, consumers can get ratings of cancer screening tests the same way they do for their toaster… Click here for the complete ABC News Report. Click here to access the information directly on the Consumer Reports website. Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health
If you diligently take your multivitamin every day believing it’s got to help somehow, a new study has got your back. In a recently completed large clinical trial of older men, a link was established between taking a daily multivitamin and a moderate decrease in cancer rates. Click here to view the entire report located [...]
A high school junior has created a computer brain that can diagnose breast cancer with 99 percent sensitivity… Click here to view the complete report. Click here to access the Google Science Fair website and to learn about all the winners. Also, breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and [...]
Dr. Lukas Wartman, a leukemia doctor and researcher, developed the disease himself. Facing death, his colleagues sequenced his cancer genome. The result was a totally unexpected treatment… Click here for a New York Times report titled “In Treatment for Leukemia, Glimpses of the Future”. A second approach uses the World’s fastest camera to detect rogue [...]
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Scientists have found that a molecule called MUC1, which is found in high amounts on the surface of cancer cells, can be used to help the immune system detect tumours. The new vaccine, developed by drug company Vaxil Biotheraputics along with researchers at Tel Aviv University, uses a small section of the molecule to prime [...]