Tag Archives: cancer

FDA Approves Talicia To Treat Superbug Linked To Stomach Cancer

Health officials are increasingly concerned about the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections, also known as ‘superbugs’. However, this month an Israel-based pharmaceutical company showed that we may be able to combat this threat. The FDA approved Talicia to treat the increasing drug resistance Helicobacter pylori, news which suggests that the superbug apocalypse may not be as… Read More »

Advances in Thyroid Cancer Research

NCI-funded researchers are working to advance our understanding of how to treat thyroid cancer. Most thyroid cancers are found at an early stage and can be treated successfully. Scientists are now working to understand which people with thyroid cancer can safely choose less treatment for their disease, to minimize side effects. Research is also needed… Read More »

How one bit of medical jargon fuels public confusion about cancer treatments

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better. Instead they delay the growth of tumors — which may be faster to measure but doesn’t necessarily indicate a tangible benefit for patients. But you wouldn’t grasp that sobering fact from some recent news coverage: A headline in the UK’s… Read More »

What You Should Know About Breast Cancer

Chances are you know someone who’s dealing with breast cancer and unfortunately, that’s not surprising. Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis for women worldwide, accounting for 1/4 of all cancers diagnosed (1). October is breast cancer awareness month so I’d like to take some time to share information that’s easy to understand from… Read More »