All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Cancer Research’

Farrah Fawcett Foundation to Fund HPV-Related Cancer Research Team

The Farrah Fawcett Foundation has joined Stand Up to Cancer and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) to form a research team dedicated to researching HPV-related cancers, the organizations announced at a press event in San Diego on Monday. The event was part of the AACR Annual Meeting, held in San Diego April 5-9. The HPV and Anal Cancer …

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Farrah Fawcett Foundation Forms HPV Research Team

The Farrah Fawcett Foundation announced this week that it will be teaming up with Stand Up To Cancer and the American Association for Cancer Research to create a team dedicated solely to the research of HPV and HPV-related cancers. The project will be called ‚ÄúTherapeutic CD8 vaccines against conserved E7 HPV epitopes identified by MS.”, and the foundations will provide …

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Breakthrough in Melanoma Treatment Research

Funded by the National Cancer Institute, The Wistar Institute recently released a finding in their research on treating metastatic melanoma. Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that can be found anywhere on the body. Metastatic melanoma spreads to areas of the body other than the site of the original tumor. While usually not life threatening when discovered and treated …

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U.S. Death Rate From Cancer is Dropping Fast

Though cancer hasn’t been completely cured, it’s clear that treatments for the disease have improved over the past two decades. A yearly report from the American Cancer Society has shown that the death rate from cancer in the U.S. is declining among all Americans and for the most common types of cancer. The report, published recently in the Journal of …

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Colon Cancer Cells “Two-Faced,” Shows Study

A new study has revealed a group of colon cancer cells that can either suppress or promote tumor growth. Researchers stated that these “two-faced” cells are a subset of T-regulatory (Treg) cells that are known to suppress immune response. The study, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, also showed that the two-faced cells were differentiated in their cancer growth …

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Quit Smoking And Win Free Cigarettes?

In what seems like the most ridiculous anti-smoking campaign to date, Phillip-Morris is offering free cigarettes to smokers who feature the best tips on how they quit the habit. I am not serious, of course, but I would not put it past them. Seriously, we have known that cigarettes and tobacco are killing us for decades and yet the habit …

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