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Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The New York Times – Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

More scientific proof that characterization of tumor tissue is the key to find the best… 30 more words


3 popular candies you should probably stop eating

You might have gotten the idea that kids act hyperactive after eating candy because of all the sugar in it. Studies suggest that it’s actually because of artificial color dyes, which have been said to cause ADHD in children, and tumors and cancer in rats (depending on the color). 229 more words


New research points to potential for more targeted treatments of deadly neuroblastoma tumors in children

Genetic variations appear to pre-dispose children to developing certain severe forms of neuroblastoma, according to new research by the University of Chicago Medicine. The findings lay the groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for particularly deadly variations of the cancer. 446 more words


Experimental drug shows promise

Cancer cell during cell division. Credit: National Institutes of Health

A collaboration between Saïd M. Sebti, Ph.D., chair of Moffitt Cancer Center’s Drug Discovery Department, and Michele Pagano, M.D., chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at New York University’s Langone Medical Center, led to the publication of an important study in the latest issue of Nature. 416 more words


CBD and Children’s Brain Tumors

Brain tumors can come in many sizes and shapes, but many of them are diagnosed due to seizures. There is now evidence that cannabidiol (CBD) cannot only help with… 370 more words


Tumors, Nerves, and Surprises of Surgery

It was Wednesday, March 11, 2009. To my shock and horror, I gradually realized that I was effectively paralyzed from my legs down. With vivid memories of… 338 more words

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Screaming But Nobody Can Hear Me

It was Wednesday, September 6, 2000, sometime late in the morning. I was in the intensive care unit following major surgery (surgery #2 of 5 for Neurofibromatosis, as of June 2017) and screaming for help. 569 more words

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