Tag Archives: cancer

Bristol-Myers’ Opdivo fails late-stage brain cancer trial

FILE PHOTO: Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured at the headquarters in Le Passage, near Agen, France March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (Reuters) – Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Thursday its immunotherapy Opdivo failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage trial testing it in patients with an aggressive form of… Read More »

Diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer – new study

Raspberries, blueberries, apples, citrus fruits, plums, onions, coffee, red wine, cocoa and wholewheat, rice, corn and oats are rich in phenolic acid. (stock photo) Diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer – new study Independent.ie A diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer, research suggests.… Read More »

‘I had a severe itch in my leg… later I was told it was cancer’ – Woman (30) on shock diagnosis

Rebecca McDonald Rebecca McDonald is now recovered. Since her recovery she has learned to drive and is now learning to swim. ‘I had a severe itch in my leg… later I was told it was cancer’ – Woman (30) on shock diagnosis Independent.ie A 30-year-old woman who suffered an incessant itch in her leg for… Read More »

Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer

A new study concludes that high doses of vitamin D may help hinder the growth of advanced colorectal cancer in combination with chemotherapy. A new study concludes that vitamin D might help slow bowel cancer progression. A clinical trial called SUNSHINE has found that large doses of vitamin D could significantly slow down the progression… Read More »

CBD for cancer: Everything you need to know

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of many cannabinoids in the cannabis plant gaining popularity in the world of natural medicine because it appears to offer the body many benefits. While there is some debate around the topic, some people suggest using CBD in the treatment of cancer. Although it is too early to make any… Read More »