When Sylvie Marotte discovered a painful lump in her left breast, she feared the worst. But a radiologist who conducted her mammogram told her not to worry. The pain persisted and Marotte decided to get a second opinion. The results floored her -- she had cancer, and it had spread. (Source: CTV Health) read more..
Study Shows Single Antibody Shrinks Variety Of Human Tumors Transplanted Into Mice
Human tumors transplanted into laboratory mice disappeared or shrank when scientists treated the animals with a single antibody, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The antibody works by masking a protein flag on cancer cells that protects them from macrophages and other cells in the immune system... read more..
Gene That Encodes Crucial Pain Receptor May Be Key To Individualizing Therapy For Major Health Problem
Nearly one in five people suffers from the insidious and often devastating problem of chronic pain. That the problem persists, and is growing, is striking given the many breakthroughs in understanding the basic biology of pain over the past two decades... read more..