Does eating bananas prevent certain cancers?

This is information that seems unlikely. However, researchers have shown that resistant starches, contained among others in bananas, prevent certain cancers. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Interview: Cannabis, an anti-carcinogenic substance? In France, the question of cannabis remains sensitive since, according to estimates, more than 4 million people aged 12 to 75 have … Read more

USA: Man cured of HIV and cancer after stem cell transplant

To achieve this remission, the “City of Hope patient”, as he is nicknamed, received a bone marrow transplant “nearly three and a half years ago” to fight against his leukaemia, explains the organization. “He received a blood stem cell transplant. […] from a donor who had a rare genetic mutation”called CCR5, she continues. “CCR5 is … Read more

Doomed By Breast Cancer, Woman Miraculously Cures After Clinical Trial

His doctors only gave him a year to live. A 51-year-old Briton with breast cancer thwarted pessimistic forecasts by attempting a clinical trial in October 2019, reports The Independent. A winning bet: his cancer disappeared. In November 2017, this mother had been diagnosed particularly aggressive breast cancer, spreading “to the lungs, rib cage and lymph … Read more

How can virtual reality improve patient treatment?

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Is medicine catching up with science fiction? Some recent developments in medicine may be reminiscent of what one can read or see in science fiction books or films. This project combines the virtual reality treatment of the patient through radiotherapy. Reminder: what is radiotherapy? Along with surgery and … Read more

a drug in trial that destroys the tumor without surgery or chemo

among all rectal cancerthem adenocarcinomas are the most frequent. To cure them, oncologists usually offer surgery to remove the cancerous area, followed by a chemotherapy. But’immunotherapy could replace this protocol burdensome for patients. In effect, a small clinical trial made at Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center in New York gave impressive results: 100% of patients … Read more

“All of the patients went into remission, without severe side effects” – Liberation

The use of the antibody dostarlimab has enabled 18 patients with colorectal cancer to achieve a cure, according to a study published Sunday in the United States. Jean-Baptiste Bachet, oncologist at Pitié-Salpêtrière, deciphers the advances that this therapy can offer. A revolutionary clinical trial? Published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine, a clinical … Read more

Treating cancers according to their genetic abnormalities and no longer according to the organ

DECRYPTION – An innovative therapy has been tested on tumors of the breast, pancreas, and nearly twenty other locations. Have a tumor of the salivary glands or pancreas and be offered licensed therapy for bladder cancers. If the approach may surprise at first glance, it is increasingly widespread for the management of certain oncological patients. … Read more

This clinical cancer trial has “spectacular” results, but…

HEALTH – The results of this clinical trial would be “unprecedented”. In the New England Journal of Medicine, an article published on June 5 revealed a clinical study conducted on 12 patients with colorectal cancer. For six months, these patients received a dose of dostarlimab every three weeks. Thanks to this treatment, they would be … Read more

A “cancer killer” virus being tested on a patient in a clinical trial

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] What are the differences between bacteria and viruses? They are microbes. They are very small and they are quite easily confused. However, bacteria and viruses are two very different things. And to fight effectively against those that cause disease, it is better to identify them clearly. As part … Read more

“Our immune system has capabilities that no drug can ever match”

MAINTENANCE – Pr Olivier Michielin, oncologist in Lausanne, takes stock of the extraordinary benefits of immunotherapy on the occasion of the publication of a book intended for the general public. It’s a word that may mean nothing to you at the moment but which will gradually impose itself in our lives. Immunotherapy – which means … Read more