Novel combination of drugs may overcome drug-resistant cancer cells

Cancer cells can adapt and develop resistance to chemotherapy drugs, making it difficult to eradicate tumors. A new study led by investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital suggests that a combination of three drugs, including a new class of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase inhibitors, could overcome cross-therapy resistance. The results of the…

Improving mental health of young people with cancer

More research is urgently needed to improve the mental health of young people during and after cancer treatment and improve their access to clinical trials, concludes a new study published in the journal BMJ Open. In the first study of its kind, involving researchers from the University of Surrey, young…

AI reveals new breast cancer types that respond differently to treatment: Revelations could personalize treatment, including picking out those likely to benefit from immunotherapy

Scientists have used artificial intelligence to recognise patterns in breast cancer — and uncovered five new types of the disease each matched to different personalised treatments. Their study applied AI and machine learning to gene sequences and molecular data from breast tumours, to reveal crucial differences among cancers that had…

5 Foods That Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer found in men. Although you can’t avoid developing the disease, a healthy diet can reduce your risk. Fight cancer, maintain your sexual health, and eat well with these picks. Turmeric This yellowish spice contains curcumin, a compound that may…