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Ian MacWatt
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Cannabis and Cannabinoids in future Cancer Treatment
Photo: Wikimedia Cannabinoids THS and CBD      The
harrowing story of young Billy Caldwell’s epilepsy and UK Home Secretary’s subsequent
decision to review the official use of Cannabis for medicinal use, (19 June),
has highlighted the potential medicinal pr...

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Illustration: American Heart Association The majority of patients with the most common type of breast cancer do not benefit from chemotherapy after surgery according to a comprehensive study. A decade long multi-center study by the  ECOG-ACRIN  Research Gro...
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Photo: NCI Th e  US National Cancer Institute’s, ((NCI),   development of a novel approach to immunotherapy, reported in the June issue of Nature Medicine, has been given wide coverage in the British press. It is an important step forward in our understandi...
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40. Blood tests show promise as early cancer screening process
Studies of a blood test for 10 different types of cancers show promise as an early cancer screening process before patients show symptoms, Dr Eric Klein from the Taussig Cancer Institute of Cleveland, USA, told members at the annual conference of the  Ameri...

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39. Be SunSmart this Summer!
Photo: Noosa, Australia After a long winter, the prospect of a sunshine holiday looms large in our minds. There are however risk factors in acquiring that so-called ‘healthy tan’ from sunbathing.  Over-exposure to sunlight radiation can cause three skin can...
39. Be SunSmart this Summer!
39. Be SunSmart this Summer!
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38. Exercise as cancer treatment and prevention
Photo: University South Australia. Exercise is an essential component of successful Cancer treatment according to the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia, (COSA) latest  Position Statement, (18 May). It highlights the crucial exercise role in Cancer Care...

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37. Treating Cancer with oncolytic viruses
Photo:  National Cancer Institute We tend to think of viruses as disease harbingers. Oncology researchers have found however that some viruses can be modified in the laboratory to infect and kill Cancer tumour cells while not harming healthy cells. A small ...

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36. Drug trial for aggressive breast cancer and hormone therapy
Approximately 10–15 per cent of breast cancer tumours do not respond to treatment with standard hormone therapy, which means that they are more aggressive and often recur. An international research team led by Professor Kristian Pietras at Lund University, ...

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35. Multi-targeted immunotherapy trial in Childhood Leukaemia
Lymphoblasts from an ALL patient stained in blue. Photo courtesy of Nirali Shah Following news of a phase 3 trial of AstraZeneca’s experimental drug ( In The News  23.03.18), we are notified of a new phase 1 clinical trial being conducted at Bethesda Hospit...

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34. Genomic Differences between Childhood and Adult Cancers
A recent pan-cancer study in USA published in Nature, 28 February, has found that several cancer types are genetically different in children and adults. The paediatric study, led by Jinghui Zhang, Ph.D., at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, an...
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