Tag Archives: Cancer

ESMO: Merck’s Keytruda pushes for 2nd esophageal cancer nod with first-line survival win

Merck’s Keytruda already boasts an OK in some esophageal cancer patients, but it’s looking to widen its reach in the tough-to-treat disease. Adding Keytruda to platinum-based chemo reduced the risk of death by 27% and the risk of disease worsening or death by 35% for previously untreated patients with advanced or metastatic forms of the… Read More »

Vegan diet to prevent stomach cancer

Examples of this include colon cancer rising after years and breast cancer after years in Japan, and mortality rates for some cancers in several Southeast Asian countries increased 10 years after meat and dairy consumption rose. For women it increased from Aspirin use Using aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs such as ibuprofen or… Read More »

Yoga Poses for Cancer Recovery

Yoga is a highly rated post-surgery cancer care technique. Every cancer survivor will choose to talk with their doctor about the best practices for their unique condition. As a trainer, your best shot lies in offering standard practices. In that case, have a credible tech company such as Gymcatch install a fitness instructor software to… Read More »

Merck’s bladder cancer late-stage study fails to meet main goals

(Reuters) – Merck & Co said on Tuesday its blockbuster therapy Keytruda used along with chemotherapy failed to meet the main goals of a late-stage study testing the combination as a first-line treatment for bladder cancer. The trial did not meet the main goals of overall survival or progression-free survival, compared with standard-of-care chemotherapy alone,… Read More »

Scientists identify promising immunotherapy combination for pediatric brain cancer

Sanford Burnham Prebys researchers find drug that removes the “invisibility cloak” from medulloblastoma Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have discovered that combining immunotherapy with a drug called tumor necrosis factor (TNF) eradicated a deadly type of pediatric brain tumor in mice. The discovery, published in Nature Neuroscience, is expected to lead to a clinical trial to… Read More »