Oncology & Cancer

Five steps to improve access to cancer immunotherapies

Most people are pretty familiar with the idea that our immune system can fight off invading bacteria and viruses, but the notion of it being effective against cancer is rather newer.

Oncology & Cancer

Age affects decisions related to breast cancer surgery

A new BJS (British Journal of Surgery) study indicates that breast cancer surgery is safe for patients who are older than 70 years of age, but age can influence the decision to undergo surgery.

Medical research

New LAT1 inhibitor can boost cancer treatment

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new and promising drug compound for the treatment of cancer that inhibits natural amino acids from entering cancer cells. Since amino acids are essential for ...

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