A microRNA—a molecule made by cells to turn genes on and off—called miR-181a may help high-grade serous ovarian cancer form, a study has found. The scientists think the microRNA could potentially help doctors detect ovarian cancer earlier when it is easier to treat and cure, the National Cancer Institute reports. Although ovarian cancer is the fifth-leading cause…Details
A team of British and American scientists have discovered a way to slow the growth of breast cancer stem cells in the lab. The study led by Dr Bruno Simões and Professor Rob Clarke from The University of Manchester could eventually lead to combination drug therapies on previously untreatable breast cancers.Details
Obesity is a direct path to many forms of cancer in later life, including cancer of the bowel, kidneys, ovaries and liver. Research in USA and UK has now shown that obesity not only increases cancer risk but also puts one at highest risk of severe Covid-19, regardless of age. Check yourself for a healthy…Details
The Texas Medical Association has produced an activity risk chart for coronavirus. This will be particularly useful for all cancer patients whose immune system has been compromised by chemotherapy.