Tag Archives: cancer

High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »

Billionaire Los Angeles Times Owner Patrick Soon-Shiong Accused Of ‘Catch-And-Kill’ Scheme—With A Cancer Drug

Patrick Soon-Shiong at the Ambrosetti International Economic in September 2018 in Como, Italy.Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images Sorrento Therapeutics has accused billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong of acquiring a cancer drug that would have competed with the blockbuster drug he invented and preventing it from ever reaching the market, according to a civil complaint filed in Los Angeles… Read More »

Free public cancer scans increase chances of early diagnoses

Early diagnosis of cancer can save millions of lives. It also increases the chances of successful treatment. Turkey’s Ministry of Health has been offering free cancer treatment all over the country and thanks to cervical, colon and breast cancer screenings, 78,767 people have been able to receive cancer diagnosis. Starting from 2012, the ministry has… Read More »