Doesn't harm healthy cells: scientists have found a new way to destroy cancer

Scientists have found a way to use the phenomenon of "synthetic lethality" to selectively destroy cancer caused by genetic mutations without harming healthy cells. Writes about this "New Time". "Synthetic lethality" occurs when genetic mutations, which usually do not harm the cell, suddenly become fatal when ...

Stops tumor growth: scientists have created a new cure for cancer

The drug, which can stop the recovery of cancer cells, showed the first signs of effectiveness, writes the BBC. More than half of the 40 patients receiving berzosertib, cancerous tumors stopped growth. Berzosertib was even more effective when it was prescribed in parallel with chemotherapy, studies have shown ...

Sausage, shampoo, mobile phone: 12 carcinogen myths you cannot believe in

Healthy eating is not a panacea, and sausage is not an unambiguous harm, notes Lifehacker. The word "carcinogen" comes from the Latin cancer - "cancer." This term refers to everything that can cause the formation of malignant tumors. The concept has long been widely known. Therefore, it is often used at random, ...

Accuracy up to 99%: scientists have developed a blood test to detect 50 types of cancer

A simple blood test can detect more than 99 different types of cancer with an accuracy of 50%, often even before the onset of symptoms, the BBC writes. The study, which examined blood tests of more than 6 thousand people, was conducted by a group of American and British scientists and ...

8,2 million people will die in the coming years due to bad habits: how to reduce the risk

8,2 million people will die in the coming years due to their daily bad habits, if they do not begin to change and invest in their future. This was said by doctors and scientists from different continents who recently gathered in Paris for a medical conference to reduce the risks of non-infectious ...

Scientists first deciphered the genome of 38 types of cancer: what will change in the treatment of cancer

An international team of scientists for the first time fully deciphered the genetic information of 38 types of cancer cells, compiling an exhaustive catalog of DNA mutations leading to the development of cancer, according to the BBC. The unprecedented scale of the Complete Genome Analysis of All Cancers (PCAWG) study took more than 10 years. IN…

How to detect cancer in time: the first warning signs

February 4 is World Cancer Day. Strictly speaking, there is no such disease as “cancer”. This term describes more than 200 different diseases in which ordinary cells begin to multiply abnormally, form a rapidly growing tumor and can infect neighboring organs. About…

California May Recognize Popular Medicines as Carcinogens: Drug List

The ingredient is found in famous brands such as Tylenol, Excedrin, Sudafed, Robitussin and Theraflu, writes Fox Business. In California, there is a struggle to equate one of the most widespread OTC drugs in the world with carcinogens - not so long ago such high-profile battles ...

Revolutionary discovery: scientists have found a cure for all types of cancer

The discovery by a team of scientists from Cardiff University could allow doctors to “tune” a person's immune system against cancer cells. This could open the way for a universal cancer cure. Writes about this BBC. The method has not yet been clinically tested, but researchers say that ...

Cancer mortality drops record-high in America over the year

On January 8, researchers reported the largest annual decrease in cancer mortality in the US, which they attribute to success in treating lung tumors, Fox Business writes. According to a new report by the American Cancer Society, since 1991 the overall mortality rate ...

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