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The Current State of Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

As of 2018, pancreatic cancer has been the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. With the recent trend of the utility of immunotherapy against cancer, pancreatic cancer should have been another candidate for such treatment. However, complications arise within the nature of the disease. In this article, we will try to

Updates on Prostate Cancer And Its Alarming Rate of Incidence

Prostate cancer incidence has been growing at an alarming rate for the past decade. Not only that, but it has also been one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in men. While the apparent cause for the later stages of prostate cancer has yet to be fully explained, scientists are continuously eyeing on the

Sickle Cell Disease and The Risk for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Sickle cell disease has a relatively young history in the medical field. Scientists discovered it in 1910 and thoroughly studied it in the mid-20th century. For a century, the attempts of scientists have been treating the disease itself. However, blood-related complications have emerged linking the disease to leukemia in recent years. Researchers have been looking

USS Liberty: 55 Years Later

Remember the Liberty“For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.” (Acts 4:20) Wednesday, June 8th is the 55th anniversary of the attack on the USS Liberty and it will likely come and go without a single word being said about it by any politician or media talking head. There will

Why GMOs Are Nightmares

First, the less obvious: Did you know…if seeds from a GMO field blow over to a non-GMO field the non-GMO farmer can be sued for theft? Did you know…normally, a farmer holds seeds to be used for the next season. But Bayer/Monsanto, who must be hurting for money, makes GMO farmers buy new seeds every

Seafood – the ocean’s treat to your health

Fish is one of the healthiest foods for you. Number one is the protein, but these sea creatures are also packed with nutrients. Eating fish serves up a high-quality source of protein and believe it or not fatty types of fish are actually considered the healthiest. The higher fat fish include salmon, tuna, mackerel, sardines,

Blood Transfusion: Does It Affect Cancer In Any Way?

There are several reasons for a person to require blood transfusions. This is especially true for cancer patients, as most extreme cases might need surgical operations. However, through successive research in the field, this need begins to appear as a double-edged blade. Scientists are becoming more aware of the unfavorable consequences of blood transfusions. While

Keeping in Mind Food Safety This Summer

Bacteria thrive in warmer conditions. As the following months become hotter and hotter, you can expect a number of food spoilage of leftovers due to bacterial contamination. To familiarize ourselves with these harmful microorganisms, we will be going over the specific food-related diseases that you can encounter during this summer. We can prevent contracting these

Recovery Tips for Patients Who Have Undergone Colon Cancer Surgery

In the United States, more than 600,000 surgical procedures are performed each year to treat various colon diseases, including colon cancer, polyps, and inflammatory bowel diseases. For all stages of colon cancer, surgery is actually the most commonly used treatment. Depending on the extent of cancer and its location, the type of colon surgery may

Treatment Options for Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer is a rare type of cancer that occurs when malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the thyroid gland. This butterfly-shaped gland is located at the base of the throat near the windpipe. Using iodine found in the diet, it produces hormones responsible for controlling the heart rate, body temperature, metabolism, and