Tag Archives: Cancer

Why coronavirus-related delays in cancer screenings are concerning, according to experts

Delayed cancer screenings amid the pandemic may result in more patients presenting with advanced forms of the disease in the future, doctors worry. “We are certainly worried about the impact of delays in screening and treatment for cancer patients,” Dr. Bob Keenan, chief medical officer of the Florida-based Moffitt Cancer Center, wrote in a statement. Keenan noted the… Read More »

Ketogenic diet in cancer treatment

The ketogenic-cancer evidence Cancer is increasingly being studied as a metabolic disorder, not just a genetic one. National Center for Biotechnology Information, U. Colors of the bars represent the result of each study as indicated in the color key. Abstract Combining a ketogenic diet with standard chemotherapeutic and radiotherapeutic options may help improve tumor response,… Read More »

ESMO: New Trodelvy breast, bladder cancer data show why Gilead’s going big for Immunomedics

Compared with the spate of multibillion-dollar buyouts last year, biopharma M&A has been relatively quiet in 2020—until last week, when Gilead Sciences surprised the market with its $ 21 billion purchase of Immunomedics. Now, two sets of new cancer data from Immunomedics’ first-in-class antibody-drug conjugate Trodelvy offer a glimpse into why Gilead paid such big money… Read More »