Over 1.5 m Cancer Cases World-Wide Caused due to Treatable Infections

IAS News 14 May 2012 | 0 Comments

In a startling discovery made by researchers at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in France has found that around 2 million cancer cases all over the world are caused due to various treatable and preventable infections. The study also found that developing countries have a higher incidence of these infection related cancers than…
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Blood test for breast cancer

IAS News 14 May 2012 | 0 Comments

A new study by a team lead by Dr James Flanagan at Imperial College London has shown it is possible to predict breast cancer using a simple blood test. More research is required but it is an exciting glimpse into the future of diagnostic medicine: http://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/72/9/2304.abstract?sid=69904479-cfe2-4d79-a267-a660bb16b87a

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Diabetes drug metformin may double as cancer-fighting medicine

IAS News 24 April 2012 | 5 Comments

A report in the LA Times entitled ‘Diabetes drug metformin may double as cancer-fighting medicine‘ highlights the results from a flurry of recent research into this widely available products alternative uses. Researchers from Texas, found that out of 302 pancreatic cancer patients there were 117 taking Metformin. The year survival rate was 64% for those…
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