Unfortunately, the media often reports of cancer “breakthroughs” that are overhyped primarily because the conclusions are from studies done in mice or test tubes, and not human trials. However, for the past five years there were some genuine breakthroughs in cancer therapy (1). These breakthroughs are the result of using the power of the patient’s … More Latest Clinical Trials: Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Off Cancer With Immunotherapy
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Canada and smoking accounts for more than 85% of these cases (1). While butting out is among the top 3 New Year’s resolutions, a surprising estimated 80% of people actually keep their resolutions for more than 24 hours (2). When it comes to smoking, it’s … More Dear 2015: I Commit To Butt Out
The answer seemed to be “yes”, earlier this year based on several news reports1,2,3 citing a cancer study published by Science4. The news claimed that two thirds of cancer cases are due to random bad luck. My immediate feeling was of relief; I thought that, since bad luck is the major player in cancer development, … More Let’s Just Cross Our Fingers: Are We Powerless to Prevent Cancer?